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An Efficient and Recyclable Catalytic System Comprising Nanopalladium(0) and a Pyridinium Salt of Iron Bis(dicarbollide) for Oxidation of Substituted Benzyl Alcohol and Lignin



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It′s teamwork! A composite of ionic liquid (IL)-stabilized palladium(0) nanoparticles and a pyridinium salt of iron bis(dicarbollide) (5) was found to be efficient for oxidation of substituted benzyl alcohols and lignin to produce aromatic aldehydes.