Direct conversion of esters, lactones, and carboxylic acids to oxazolines catalyzed by a tetranuclear zinc cluster

Takashi Ohshima, Takanori Iwasaki, Kazushi Mashima

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Abstract

The tetranuclear zinc cluster Zn4(OCOCF3) 6O catalyzes the direct conversion of esters, lactones, and carboxylic acids to oxazolines with remarkable chemoselectivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2711-2713
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number25
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2006
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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