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Efficient and Highly Aldehyde Selective Wacker Oxidation

Teo, Peili and Wickens, Zachary K. and Dong, Guangbin and Grubbs, Robert H. (2012) Efficient and Highly Aldehyde Selective Wacker Oxidation. Organic Letters, 14 (13). pp. 3237-3239. ISSN 1523-7060. doi:10.1021/ol301240g. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20120807-073334484

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Abstract

A method for efficient and aldehyde-selective Wacker oxidation of aryl-substituted olefins using PdCl_2(MeCN)_2, 1,4-benzoquinone, and t-BuOH in air is described. Up to a 96% yield of aldehyde can be obtained, and up to 99% selectivity can be achieved with styrene-related substrates.


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Grubbs, Robert H.0000-0002-0057-7817
Additional Information:© 2012 American Chemical Society. Received May 17, 2012. Publication Date (Web): June 13, 2012. We gratefully acknowledge financial support from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Centre in Development, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, and the NSF.G.D. thanks the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation for a postdoctoral fellowship. The authors declare no competing financial interest.
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King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)UNSPECIFIED
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DOI:10.1021/ol301240g
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Official Citation:Efficient and Highly Aldehyde Selective Wacker Oxidation Peili Teo, Zachary K. Wickens, Guangbin Dong, and Robert H. Grubbs Organic Letters 2012 14 (13), 3237-3239
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