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The cousin of the Saegusa-Ito oxidation

Posted by naturalproductman on May 2, 2015

Timothy Newhouse and co-workers at Yale have reported in JACS on an interesting way to make alpha,beta-unsaturated esters and nitriles from saturated starting materials.

unsaturation

JACS paper

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