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Rhenium Catalyzed CO2 Insertion

Posted by naturalproductman on May 17, 2010

Did you know that rhenium can insert CO2 into an epoxide?  Here’s a DFT study of this reaction led by Hai-Shun Wu and co-workers from Shanxi Normal University.

rhenium

Organometallics paper

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