Organic electrosynthesis using toluates as simple and versatile radical precursors

Kevin Lam, István E. Markó

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Abstract

The electrolysis of toluate esters leads smoothly to the formation of the radical of the alkyl fragment. This property has been used to develop a new electrochemical deoxygenation reaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)95-97
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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