Photosensitizing catalysis of the B12 complex without an additional photosensitizer

Hisashi Shimakoshi, Li Li, Masashi Nishi, Yoshio Hisaeda

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A cobalamin derivative, heptamethyl cobyrinate perchlorate, was activated by UV light irradiation to form a Co(i) species in the presence of triethanolamine and used for a dechlorination reaction, and this photochemical reaction was accelerated in an ionic liquid.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10921-10923
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number39
Publication statusPublished - Oct 21 2011

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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