Palladium catalysed carbonylation of aryl chlorides to the corresponding methyl esters

Véronique Dufaud*, Jean Thivolle-Cazat, Jean-Marie Maurice Basset

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A series of aryl chlorides have been carbonylated at 200°C to their corresponding methyl esters, in the presence of a 5% Pd/C catalyst; the addition of K2Cr2O7 enhances the catalytic activity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)426-427
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

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