Aqueous-biphasic hydroformylation of higher alkenes promoted by alkylimidazolium salts

S L Desset, David John Cole-Hamilton, D F Foster

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Abstract

Aqueous-biphasic hydroformylation of higher alkenes (> C-5) can be greatly accelerated by addition of 1-octyl-3-methylimidazolium bromide without affecting the phase separation and with good catalyst retention in the aqueous phase.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1933-1935
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume2007
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2007

Keywords

  • SOLUBLE RHODIUM COMPLEX
  • CATALYZED HYDROFORMYLATION
  • OLEFIN HYDROFORMYLATION
  • CYCLODEXTRINS

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