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|Title:||N-heterocyclic carbene organocatalytic reductive β,β-coupling reactions of nitroalkenes via radical intermediates||Authors:||Du, Yu
Webster, Richard D.
Chi, Robin Yonggui
|Keywords:||DRNTU::Science::Chemistry::Organic chemistry||Issue Date:||2014||Source:||Du, Y., Wang, Y., Li, X., Shao, Y., Li, G., Webster, R. D., et al. (2014). N-heterocyclic carbene organocatalytic reductive β,β-coupling reactions of nitroalkenes via radical intermediates. Organic letters, 16(21), 5678-5681.||Series/Report no.:||Organic letters||Abstract:||An unprecedented N-heterocyclic carbene catalytic reductive β,β-carbon coupling of α,β-nitroalkenes, by using an organic substrate to mimic the one-electron oxidation role of the pyruvate ferredoxin oxidoreductase (PFOR) in living systems, has been developed. The reaction goes through a radical anion intermediate generated under a catalytic redox process. For the first time, the presence of radical anion intermediate in NHC organocatalysis is observed and clearly verified.||URI:||https://hdl.handle.net/10356/107178
|DOI:||10.1021/ol5027415||Rights:||© 2014 American Chemical Society.||Fulltext Permission:||none||Fulltext Availability:||No Fulltext|
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