Synthesis 2012; 44(19): 3003-3005
DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1290400
practical synthetic procedures
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A Large-Scale Synthesis of α-Olefins and α,ω-Dienes

George A. Kraus*
Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA, Fax: +1(515)2940105   Email: [email protected]
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Sean Riley
Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA, Fax: +1(515)2940105   Email: [email protected]
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Publication History

Received: 01 March 2012

Accepted after revision: 08 May 2012

Publication Date:
28 June 2012 (online)


Abstract

The decarbonylation of carboxylic acids or dicarboxylic acids in the presence of a palladium catalyst above 190 °C in the absence of a solvent constitutes a mild method for the large-scale synthesis of α-olefins and α,ω-dienes.

 
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