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Special Issue "Palladium-Catalyzed Reactions"
A special issue of Catalysts (ISSN 2073-4344).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2019.
Dr. Nicola Della Ca' Website E-Mail
Department of Chemistry, Life Sciences and Environmental Sustainability (SCVSA), Parco Area delle Scienze 17/A, University of Parma, 43124—Parma (PR), Italy
Interests: catalytic sequential reactions for the synthesis of high value-added compounds from readily available reagents, transition metal-catalyzed C-H activation methodologies, carbonylation reactions, CO2 activation chemistry
Palladium is probably the most versatile and exploited transition metal in catalysis due to its capability to promote a myriad of organic transformations, both on laboratory and industrial scale. Both homogeneous and heterogeneous palladium-catalyzed reactions continue to play an essential role in organic synthesis. Natural alkaloids, bioactive compounds, pharmaceutical agents, agrochemicals, specialty polymers, etc., can be efficiently accessed by means of palladium catalysts. In general, palladium-based catalysts are involved in a variety of organic reactions, such as alkylation, arylation, cyclization, hydrogenation, oxidation, isomerization, cross-coupling, cascade, radical reactions, etc. Particular attention is devoted to the use of palladium catalysts in C-H bond activation, carbonylation, and asymmetric reactions or in combination with other metals. High chemo- regio- and diastereoselectivities as well as high levels of molecular sophistication can be achieved by employing tailored palladium-based catalytic systems under mild reaction conditions. However, despite these developments, every day new, exciting palladium-based applications are disclosed, giving renewed emphasis to palladium chemistry. Original research papers and reviews focusing on recent advancements in the field of palladium-catalyzed transformations are welcome for inclusion in this Special Issue of Catalysts.
Dr. Nicola Della Ca'
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- Homogeneous and heterogeneous palladium catalysts
- Pd-catalyzed cascade reactions
- Pd-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions
- Pd-catalyzed carbonylation reactions
- Pd-catalyzed asymmetric reactions