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Anti-Markovnikov oxidation of allylic esters

Posted by naturalproductman on April 18, 2013

Ben Feringa and co-workers at the University of Groningen have reported in ACIE on a palladium catalzyed anti-Markovnikov oxidation of allylic esters.  This is the opposite of what we see in a Wacker-Tsuji process.

palladium
ACIE paper

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