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Keywords:

  • alkane metathesis;
  • dehydrogenation;
  • heterogeneous catalysis;
  • homogeneous catalysis;
  • olefin metathesis
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Is two better than one? The recent discovery of a homogeneous catalytic system for alkane metathesis is analyzed and compared to other existing systems. The new catalytic system is a combination of two catalysts that carry out dehydrogenation/hydrogenation and olefin metathesis (see scheme).