Adding benzoic acid and aniline as cocatalysts to the Rh 1/2 -amino-3-picoline catalyzed hydroacylation of alkenes with aldehydes to give ketones results in a remarkable improvement in yield and activity [for example, Eq. (1)]. This is one of the few examples of a successful intermolecular hydroacylation reaction.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie - International Edition|
|Publication status||Published - 2000 Sep 1|
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