Iron-catalyzed decarbonylation reaction of aliphatic carboxylic acids leading to α-olefins

Shinji Maetani, Takahide Fukuyama*, Nobuyoshi Suzuki, Daisuke Ishihara, Ilhyong Ryu

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Abstract

The catalytic decarbonylation reaction of aliphatic carboxylic acids can be carried out in the presence of an iron complex, and it proceeds smoothly to give α-olefins with high selectivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2552-2554
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume48
Issue number19
DOIs
StatePublished - 4 Mar 2012

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