Carbonylation and Homologation of Methanol, Methyl Ethers and Esters in the Presence of Ruthenium Catalysts

  • Giuseppe Braca
  • Glauco Sbrana
  • Giorgio Valentini
  • Giampaolo Andrich
  • Guglielmo Gregorio

Abstract

Different transition metal compounds in conjunction with suitable promoters have been reported in the literature to catalyze the alcohols homologation (1–9)(Equation 1).

Keywords

Ethyl Cobalt Toluene Carbon Monoxide Iodide 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuseppe Braca
    • 1
  • Glauco Sbrana
    • 1
  • Giorgio Valentini
    • 1
  • Giampaolo Andrich
    • 2
  • Guglielmo Gregorio
    • 2
  1. 1.Istituto di Chimica Organica Industriale dell’UniversitàPisaItaly
  2. 2.DIPECentro Ricerche BollateBollateItaly

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