Next Article in Journal
Phenolic Molecules in Virgin Olive Oils: a Survey of Their Sensory Properties, Health Effects, Antioxidant Activity and Analytical Methods. An Overview of the Last Decade Alessandra
Previous Article in Journal
Flavonoid Composition of Citrus Juices
Molecules 2007, 12(8), 1674-1678; doi:10.3390/12081674
Communication

Aqueous Ti(IV)-Catalyzed Diels-Alder Reaction

Received: 23 July 2007 / Revised: 2 August 2007 / Accepted: 3 August 2007 / Published: 4 August 2007
Download PDF [35 KB, uploaded 18 June 2014]

Abstract

The aqueous Diels-Alder reaction of 1,3-cyclohexadiene with 1,4-benzoquinone was compared and contrasted to the same reaction catalyzed with Flextyl P™, a novel Ti(IV) performance catalyst. The catalyst improved conversion by 22% versus the uncatalyzed reaction and represents a rare example of a Ti(IV) catalyzed Diels-Alder reaction in water.
Keywords: Diels-Alder reaction; aqueous; cyclohexadiene; benzoquinone; Lewis acid catalysis; green chemistry; water-soluble Lewis acid catalyst. Diels-Alder reaction; aqueous; cyclohexadiene; benzoquinone; Lewis acid catalysis; green chemistry; water-soluble Lewis acid catalyst.
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Share & Cite This Article

Further Mendeley | CiteULike
Export to BibTeX |
EndNote
MDPI and ACS Style

Litz, K.E. Aqueous Ti(IV)-Catalyzed Diels-Alder Reaction. Molecules 2007, 12, 1674-1678.

View more citation formats

Related Articles

Article Metrics

For more information on the journal, click here

Comments

Cited By

[Return to top]
Molecules EISSN 1420-3049 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert