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Keywords:

  • alkylation;
  • aluminum;
  • C[BOND]C coupling;
  • heterogeneous catalysis;
  • palladium
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An air-stable, heterogeneous, and recyclable catalyst composed of palladium nanoparticles entrapped in aluminum hydroxide was applied to a highly selective α alkylation. A wide range of aliphatic and aromatic ketones and primary alcohols were coupled to prepare enones in an O2 atmosphere and ketones in an argon atmosphere (see scheme).