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Ruthenium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Maleimides with Alkenes

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posted on 2016-08-29, 15:20 authored by Tomohiro Morita, Mitsutoshi Akita, Tetsuya Satoh, Fumitoshi Kakiuchi, Masahiro Miura
The cross-coupling of maleimides with electron-deficient alkenes such as acrylates proceeds smoothly under ruthenium catalysis. This unique C–C coupling provides a simple, straightforward synthetic method for preparing alkylidene succinimide derivatives.