Decarboxylation of aromatic carboxylic acids by gold(I)-N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) complexes

Stephanie Dupuy, Faima Lazreg, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Catherine S. J. Cazin, Steven P. Nolan

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Abstract

A recently isolated gold(I) complex, [Au(IPr)(OH)], permits the transformation of carboxylic acids to the corresponding decarboxylated gold(I)-aryl complex without the use of silver co-catalyst under mild reaction conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5455-5457
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume47
Issue number19
Early online date1 Apr 2011
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • C-H BONDS
  • CATALYZED PROTODECARBOXYLATION
  • COUPLING REACTIONS
  • BENZOIC-ACIDS
  • ARYL HALIDES
  • ARYLATION
  • METAL

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