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Hydrocarbonoxidation catalyzed by self-folded metal-coordinated cavitands

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Abstract

Functionalized cavitands have been shown to self-fold via coordination of Fe(II) salts and effect catalytic C–H oxidation reactions of unfunctionalized alkanes under mild aqueous conditions in the presence of tert-butyl hydroperoxide as co-oxidant. Secondary and tertiary C–H bonds can be converted to ketones and alcohols, respectively, and ethers can be converted to esters. The cavitands retain the catalytic metal throughout the reaction, and can be recovered by filtration.

Graphical abstract: Hydrocarbon oxidation catalyzed by self-folded metal-coordinated cavitands

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The article was received on 28 Aug 2012, accepted on 09 Oct 2012 and first published on 11 Oct 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC36236H
Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 11576-11578

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    Hydrocarbon oxidation catalyzed by self-folded metal-coordinated cavitands

    K. E. Djernes, M. Padilla, M. Mettry, M. C. Young and R. J. Hooley, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 11576
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CC36236H

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