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Catalysts 2019, 9(3), 238; https://doi.org/10.3390/catal9030238

Metathesis of Functionalized Alkane: Understanding the Unsolved Story

KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC), King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Thuwal 23955-6900, Saudi Arabia
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Received: 6 February 2019 / Revised: 14 February 2019 / Accepted: 23 February 2019 / Published: 4 March 2019
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For the first time, we developed a method which enables a functionalized alkane to be metathesized to its lower and higher homologues. For this metathesis reaction, we used [(≡Si-O-)W(CH3)5] as a catalyst precursor and 9-hexyl-9H-carbazole as a reactant. View Full-Text
Keywords: metathesis; functionalized alkane; tungsten; carbazole; reaction mechanism; pyrrole metathesis; functionalized alkane; tungsten; carbazole; reaction mechanism; pyrrole
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Tretiakov, M.; Lebedev, Y.; Samantaray, M.K.; Saidi, A.; Rueping, M.; Basset, J.-M. Metathesis of Functionalized Alkane: Understanding the Unsolved Story. Catalysts 2019, 9, 238.

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