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Design, Properties and Preparing Through Elimination Reactions: a Case Study of Alkenes |

Somu Mandal, R. P. Singh, in Journal of Advances in Science and Technology | Science & Technology


Alkene carboxylation’s represent a major technology forthe production of value-added bulk and fine chemicals. Nowadays, all industrialcarboxylation processes make use of highly toxic and flammable carbon monoxide.Here we show the application of abundantly available carbon dioxide as C1building block for the alkoxy carboxylation’s of industrially important olefinsin the presence of a convenient and inexpensive ruthenium catalyst system. Inour system, carbon dioxide works much better than the traditional combinationof carbon monoxide and alcohols.