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Copper-Catalyzed Hydrocarboxylation of Allenes
preprintsubmitted on 19.03.2019, 12:29 and posted on 19.03.2019, 19:44 by Rémi blieck, Marc Taillefer, Florian Monnier
The addition of carboxylic acids to allenes was performed for the first time with copper catalysis. The hydrocarboxylation reaction is totally regio- and stereoselective, ligand-free and used catalytic amounts of copper and base.