Oxalates as Activating Groups for Alcohols in Visible Light Photoredox Catalysis: Formation of Quaternary Centers by Redox-Neutral Fragment Coupling

Christopher C. Nawrat, Christopher R. Jamison, Yuriy Slutskyy, David W.C. MacMillan, Larry E. Overman

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Abstract

Alkyl oxalates are new bench-stable alcohol-activating groups for radical generation under visible light photoredox conditions. Using these precursors, the first net redox-neutral coupling of tertiary and secondary alcohols with electron-deficient alkenes is achieved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11270-11273
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume137
Issue number35
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 9 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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