Carbonylation and decarbonylation reactions

T. Fukuyama*, S. Maetani, Ilhyong Ryu

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Abstract

Introduction of carbon monoxide into organic molecules is intrinsically important in synthetic organic chemistry in both laboratory and industrial scale. A number of transition metal-catalyzed carbonylation reactions have been developed to prepare a wide range of carbonyl compounds. Radical carbonylation reactions have emerged as a useful tool for carbonylation of alkyl moieties, since the radical process can obviate the use of rather labile alkyl metal bonds. This chapter presents important recent advances in carbonylation chemistry. The chapter also focuses on decarbonylation reactions, including decarbonylative coupling reactions, which are also useful in organic synthesis.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComprehensive Organic Synthesis
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherElsevier Ltd
Pages1073-1100
Number of pages28
Volume3
ISBN (Print)9780080977430
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Feb 2014

Keywords

  • C-H carbonylation
  • Carbon monoxide
  • Carbonylation
  • Carbonylation without CO
  • Carbonylative coupling
  • Carbonylative cyclization
  • Carbonylative ring-expansion
  • Decarbonylation

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