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
    • General Chemistry
    • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
    • Metals and Alloys
    • Materials Chemistry


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