The paper deals with the development of a novel Ni-catalyzed regiodivergent reductive carboxylation of allyl esters with CO2. This mild, user-friendly, and operationally simple method is characterized by an exquisite selectivity profile that is dictated by the ligand backbone.
Ligand-Controlled Regiodivergent Ni-Catalyzed Reductive Carboxylation of Allyl Esters with CO2
T. Moragas, J. Cornella, R. Martin
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 17702-17705
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