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Desaturation

Posted by naturalproductman on February 21, 2013

C-H bond activation is popular because you can convert alkanes into alcohols – looks like a desaturase reaction where alkanes turn into alkenes is going to be up and coming in popularity soon. Pedro Perez and co-workers at CIQSO in Spain have reported in JACS on a copper catalyst that converted alkanes to alkenes.

 

JACS paper

Posted in C-H activation, Cascade Reactions, Copper, Dehydrogenation, Methodology, Transition Metal | Leave a Comment »

 
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