Palladium-catalyzed 1,4-addition of carboxylic acids to butadiene monoxide

Akiyuki Hamasaki, Shuhei Maruta, Aki Nakamura, Makoto Tokunaga

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Palladium complexes catalyze the 1,4-addition of acetic acid to butadiene monoxide to give 4-hydroxybut-2-en-1-yl acetate. The highest 1,4-/1,2-addition selectivity of 18.9 was achieved. The reaction seems to proceed via a Wacker-like mechanism.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2129-2134
Number of pages6
JournalAdvanced Synthesis and Catalysis
Issue number11-12
Publication statusPublished - Aug 13 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry


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