The Wacker process

N. J. Race, H. H. Patel, M. S. Sigman

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Abstract

The palladium-catalyzed Wacker process has been extended toward the oxidation of substituted α-alkenes and internal alkenes. Methods providing access to Markovnikov and anti-Markovnikov products in high selectivity are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCatalytic Oxidation in Organic Synthesis
PublisherGeorg Thieme Verlag
Pages429-448
Number of pages20
Edition4
ISBN (Electronic)9783132012318
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017

Publication series

NameScience of Synthesis
Number4
Volume2017
ISSN (Print)2510-5469
ISSN (Electronic)2566-7297

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© Georg Thieme Verlag 2018. All rights reserved.

Keywords

  • Aldehyde-selective
  • Alkenes
  • Anti-Markovnikov
  • Ketone-selective
  • Markovnikov
  • Oxidation
  • Palladium catalysis
  • Wacker oxidation

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