Aliphatic and aromatic aldehydes are successfully converted into their corresponding esters using Pd(OAc)(2) and XPhos. This approach utilizes a hydrogen transfer protocol: concomitant reduction of acetone to isopropanol provides an inexpensive and sustainable approach that mitigates the need for other oxidants.
Report this publication
From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
This record was last updated on 07/04/2016 and may not reflect the most current and accurate biomedical/scientific data available from NLM.
The corresponding record at NLM can be accessed at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23320580