Umicore CX97

Umicore CX97


CAS Number: 205319-10-4

Product class: M-P, Homogeneous Catalysts, Bidentate Ligands, Phosphorus Ligands - Achiral

Reaction type: Hydrogenation, Transfer Hydrogenation, Oxidation

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Applications & references

Efficient oxidative carboxylation of benzylic C-H bonds via nondirected C(sp³)-H activation forming substituted 2-phenylacetic acid esters and derivatives starting from inexpensive, commercially available starting materials.

Reference: J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 9902 (10.1021/ja3036459)


High yielding palladium catalyzed esterification of aryl halides using aryl formates without using external carbon monoxide.

Reference: Chem. Comm. 2012, 48, 8012 (DOI: 10.1039/C2CC33944G)


Palladium catalyzed carbonylation of allyl amines via C-N bond activation yielding β,γ-unsaturated amides under moderately mild reaction conditions.

Reference: RSC Adv. 2014, 4, 64235 (10.1039/c4ra13939a)


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