Bifunctional organocatalyst for activation of carbon dioxide and epoxide to produce cyclic carbonate: Betaine as a new catalytic motif

Yoshihiro Tsutsumi, Kyohei Yamakawa, Masahiko Yoshida, Tadashi Ema, Takashi Sakai

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Abstract

Bifunctional organocatalysts bearing an ammonium betaine framework have been developed as a new catalytic motif for the activation of carbon dioxide and epoxides to produce cyclic carbonates.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5728-5731
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume12
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 17 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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