Expanding the scope of Lewis acid catalysis in water: Remarkable ligand acceleration of aqueous ytterbium triflate catalyzed Michael addition reactions

Rui Ding, Kambiz Katebzadeh, L Roman, Karl-Erik Bergquist, Ulf Lindström

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Abstract

Significant rate acceleration of metal-catalyzed Michael addition reactions in water was observed upon addition of small, dibasic ligands. Ytterbium triflate and TMEDA was the most effective combination leading to a nearly 20-fold faster reaction than in the absence of ligand.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)352-355
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Volume71
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015.
The record was previously connected to the following departments: Organic chemistry (S/LTH) (011001240), Department of Chemistry (011001220)

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  • Organic Chemistry

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