Heavier alkaline earth amides as catalysts for the Tischenko reaction

Mark R. Crimmin, Anthony G.M. Barrett, Michael S. Hill, Panayiotis A. Procopiou

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Abstract

(Chemical Equation Presented) Homoleptic heavier alkaline earth amides, M{N(SiMe3)2}2(THF)2 (M = Ca, Sr, and Ba) are reported as precatalysts for the dimerization of aldehydes to the analogous carboxylic esters (Tischenko reaction).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)331-333
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume9
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jan 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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