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Solvents for ring-closing metathesis reactions

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Abstract

A study of the influence of eight diverse solvents on a Grubbs II-catalysed ring-closing metathesis (RCM) reaction reveals a complex dependence of the different reaction steps on the solvent and suggests acetic acid as a useful solvent for RCM reactions.

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Submitted
26 Feb 2008
Accepted
02 Apr 2008
First published
28 Apr 2008

Chem. Commun., 2008, 2806-2808
Article type
Communication

Solvents for ring-closing metathesis reactions

C. S. Adjiman, A. J. Clarke, G. Cooper and P. C. Taylor, Chem. Commun., 2008, 2806
DOI: 10.1039/B802921K

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