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A Highly Active Cationic Ruthenium Complex for Alkene Isomerisation: A Catalyst for the Synthesis of High Value Molecules

Authors

  • Simone Manzini,

    1. EaStChem, School of Chemistry, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St. Andrews, Fife, KY15 4DX (UK)
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    • These authors contributed equally to this work.

  • Dr. David J. Nelson,

    1. EaStChem, School of Chemistry, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St. Andrews, Fife, KY15 4DX (UK)
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    • These authors contributed equally to this work.

  • Prof. Dr. Steven P. Nolan

    Corresponding author
    1. EaStChem, School of Chemistry, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St. Andrews, Fife, KY15 4DX (UK)
    • EaStChem, School of Chemistry, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St. Andrews, Fife, KY15 4DX (UK)
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Abstract

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You′ve been valorized! A novel cationic ruthenium complex is shown to be efficient in the isomerization of important feedstocks derived from essential oils, which can then be functionalized through olefin metathesis.

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