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Cyclopropanation with iron(III) phthalocyanine

Posted by naturalproductman on May 2, 2015

Emily Balskus and colleague have reported in ACIE on an iron(III) phthalocyanine catalyst that can perform cyclopropanation reactions. Reminds me of the P450 version that was published a few years back.

cyclopropanation
ACIE paper

Posted in Enzymes, Iron, Methodology, Transition Metal | Leave a Comment »

Reverse Claisen cascade

Posted by naturalproductman on April 16, 2015

Yongjia Shang and co-workers from Anhui Normal University have reported in JOC on an interesting iron catalyzed cascade reaction.

JOC paper

Posted in Cascade Reactions, Claisen rearrangement, Iron, Methodology, Sigmatropic Rearrangements, Transition Metal | Leave a Comment »

Alkyl halide + terminal alkyne = Z-alkene

Posted by naturalproductman on April 12, 2015

Xile Hu and co-workers have reported in JACS on the formation of Z-olefins from terminal alkynes using an iron catalyst.

iron

JACS paper

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S and Cl onto an alkyne

Posted by naturalproductman on November 4, 2014

Yasushi Nishihara and co-workers from Okayama University have reported in ACIE on an iron catalyzed addition of a sulfur and chlorine onto an alkyne.

iron

ACIE paper

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Fe-catalyzed cross coupling

Posted by naturalproductman on October 4, 2014

Eiichi Nakamura and co-workers at the University of Tokyo have reported in JACS on an iron catalyzed C-sp2-H to organoboron cross coupling reaction.

boron

JACS paper

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

Dehydrogenation with iron

Posted by naturalproductman on June 7, 2014

William Jones and co-workers from the University of Rochester have reported in JACS on an iron catalyzed dehydrogenation.

dehydrogenation

JACS paper

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2-pyrone ring opening

Posted by naturalproductman on October 11, 2013

Alois Furstner and co-workers have reported in ACIE on an iron catalyzed ring opening of 2-pyrones.

iron

ACIE paper

Posted in Cascade Reactions, Iron, Methodology, Transition Metal | Leave a Comment »

Fe-catalyzed C-H amination

Posted by naturalproductman on May 6, 2013

Theodore Betley and co-worker have reported in Science on an iron catalyzed C-H amination.

Science paper

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Mitsunobu with a catalytic twist

Posted by naturalproductman on March 8, 2013

Hiroyuki Ishibashi and co-workers at Kanazawa University have reported in ACIE on a Mitsunobu reaction where they use an iron catalyst and oxygen to regenerate the active azo reagent.

azo

ACIE paper

Posted in Catalytic, Iron, Methodology, Mitsunobu, Named Reactions, Transition Metal | Leave a Comment »

Aminohydroxylation of alkenes

Posted by naturalproductman on February 27, 2013

Hao Xu and co-workers at Georgia State University have reported in JACS on an iron catalyzed aminohydroxylation reaction.

iron

JACS paper

Posted in Cascade Reactions, Iron, Methodology, Transition Metal | Leave a Comment »

 
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