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Ene Reaction with Palladium

Posted by naturalproductman on October 28, 2010

Masanari Kimura and co-workers from Nagasaki University have published in JACS on a palladium catalyzed reaction that basically adds an allyl group onto an aldehyde.  The mechanism involves an oxapalladacyclopentane intermediate.

palladium

 

JACS paper

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