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Visible-light-mediated photoredox decarbonylative Minisci-type alkylation with aldehydes under ambient air conditions

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Abstract

Visible-light-induced photoredox decarbonylative C–C bond formation with aldehydes is described for the first time. Minisci-type alkylation reactions of N-heteroarenes proceed smoothly at ambient temperature with air as the sole oxidant. The present sustainable protocol uses readily available organofluorescein as a photocatalyst, cheap and green oxidant and a sustainable power source, thus featuring potential for applications in late-stage modification of valuable molecules.

Graphical abstract: Visible-light-mediated photoredox decarbonylative Minisci-type alkylation with aldehydes under ambient air conditions

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The article was received on 26 Aug 2019, accepted on 24 Sep 2019 and first published on 24 Sep 2019


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03008E
Green Chem., 2019,21, 5512-5516

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    Visible-light-mediated photoredox decarbonylative Minisci-type alkylation with aldehydes under ambient air conditions

    Z. Wang, X. Ji, J. Zhao and H. Huang, Green Chem., 2019, 21, 5512
    DOI: 10.1039/C9GC03008E

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