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Enyne metathesis – a mechanistic investigation

Posted by naturalproductman on April 14, 2016

Steven Diver and co-workers at SUNY Buffalo have reported in JACS on a mechanistic study of enyne metathesis using Hoveyda catalyst and Grubbs 2nd generation catalyst.

 

JACS paper

Posted in Kinetics, Mechanistic, Methodology, Ruthenium, Transition Metal | Leave a Comment »

C-H silylation

Posted by naturalproductman on April 6, 2016

L.T. Pilarski and co-workers from the University of Uppsala in Sweden have reported in Chemical Communications on a ruthenium catalyzed C-H silylation.

 

Chem Comm paper

Posted in C-H activation, Methodology, Ruthenium, Transition Metal | Leave a Comment »

Deoxygenation of primary alcohols over secondary alcohols

Posted by naturalproductman on April 5, 2016

Chao-Jun Li and colleague from McGill University reported in JACS on a ruthenium catalyzed primary alcohol deoxygenation reaction. This reaction is selective for primary alcohols over secondary alcohols.

*Note spelling error “MACHANISM” on page 6

JACS paper

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[3+2+2] by ruthenium

Posted by naturalproductman on January 22, 2016

Boshun Wan and co-workers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have reported in ACIE on a [3+2+2] reaction catalyzed by ruthenium to form aspen skeletons.

 

ACIE paper

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

Mycalolides synthesis

Posted by naturalproductman on October 9, 2015

Hideo Kigoshi and co-workers from the University of Tsukuba have reported in ACIE on the synthesis of mycalolides.

oxazole

ACIE paper

Posted in Macrocycles, Metathesis, Methodology, Oxazoles, Ruthenium, Total Synthesis | Leave a Comment »

Ru-macho-catalyzed deuteration

Posted by naturalproductman on September 25, 2015

Chidambaran Gunanathan and colleague from NISER have reported in Organic Letters on a ruthenium catalyzed alpha-deuteration of alcohols using a ruthenium-macho catalyst in D2O.

ruthenium
OL paper

Posted in Methodology, Ruthenium, Transition Metal | Leave a Comment »

Vinyl chlorides from terminal alkynes

Posted by naturalproductman on August 26, 2015

Silvie Derien and co-workers from CNRS have reported in ACIE on a ruthenium catalyzed hydrochlorination of alkynes.

 

ACIE paper

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Pseudotabersonine via double ring closing metathesis

Posted by naturalproductman on August 19, 2015

Stephen Martin and co-workers reported in Tetrahedron on the synthesis of pseudotabersonine using a double ring closing metathesis approach.

double RCM

Tetrahedron paper

Posted in Alkaloids, Metathesis, Methodology, Ruthenium, Total Synthesis, Transition Metal | Leave a Comment »

C-H bromination with ruthenium

Posted by naturalproductman on August 19, 2015

Michael Greaney and co-workers from the University of Manchester have reported in ACIE on a meta-selective C-H bromination process.

meta

ACIE paper

Posted in C-H activation, Methodology, Ruthenium, Transition | Leave a Comment »

Ru-catalyzed metathesis of fluoro-olefins and enol ethers

Posted by naturalproductman on June 6, 2015

Yusuke Takahira and colleague at Asahi Glass Co. have reported in JACS on a cross metathesis between fluoro-olefins and enol ethers.

metathesis

JACS paper

Posted in Metathesis, Ruthenium, Transition Metal | Leave a Comment »

 
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