Two Prime or not Two Prime

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  • Authors:
  • Andrew Spencer
  • Rocio Lopez Rodriguez
  • Igor Larrosa


The carboxylation of aromatic compounds with CO2 is an attractive reaction, albeit limited in scope. Now, bulky ligands in a Rh(II) catalysed C–H carboxylation of 2-arylphenols are shown to override the standard ortho/para Kolbe-Schmitt-type regioselectivity allowing instead carboxylation at 2’

Bibliographical metadata

Original languageEnglish
JournalNature Catalysis
Early online date12 Jun 2018
Publication statusPublished - 2018