Metathesis of Functionalized Alkane: Understanding the Unsolved Story

Mykyta Tretiakov, Yury Lebedev, Manoja Samantaray, Aya Saidi, Magnus Rueping, Jean-Marie Basset

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For the first time, we developed a method which enables a functionalized alkane to be metathesized to its lower and higher homologues. For this metathesis reaction, we used [(≡Si-O-)W(CH3)5] as a catalyst precursor and 9-hexyl-9H-carbazole as a reactant.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)238
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 4 2019

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KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2020-10-01
Acknowledgements: Funding: This work was supported by funds from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Acknowledgments: The authors acknowledge Salim Sioud (KAUST ACL Core Lab), Kristina Smirnova and Miguel Dinis Veloso Guerreiro for technical assistance.


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