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Photoactivated Acetone

roamingnome - 23-8-2012 at 18:14

I while back I was looking into the Mn3+ Acetate radical system but like many amateurs was disappointed in the ratios and yields of the reaction, as well as the amount of acetic acid it seemed to take to make the acetate from the Mn carbonate....

Anyway just ran into this today and thought it was worth a post.....

Highly Efficient Methyl Ketone Synthesis by Water-Assisted C−C Coupling between Olefins and Photoactivated Acetone

Yasuhiro Shiraishi*, Daijiro Tsukamoto and Takayuki Hirai
Y. Shiraishi, D. Tsukamoto, T. Hirai, Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 3117-3120.