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Synthesis of Carboxylic Anhydrides Using Dehydrative Condensation Catalysts

  • School of Engineering/Graduate School of Engineering
  • Department of Molecular and Macromolecular Chemistry
  • Research Group of Molecular Chemistry
  • (Laboratory of Catalysis in Organic Synthesis)

Kazuaki Ishihara [Professor]

http://www.ishihara-lab.net/english/

Outline of Seeds

Efficient boronic acid-catalyzed dehydrative condensation reaction of dicarboxylic acids to carboxylic anhydrides has been developed.

Novelty and originality of this research

Carboxylic anhydrides are synthesized from dicarboxylic acids in the presence of catalysts without condensing agents.

Application and research area for Industry collaboration

Syntheis of carboxylic anhydrides

Key Takeaway

Efficient synthesis of carboxylic anhydrides using catalytic dehydrative condensation

Keywords

carboxylic anhydrides, dehydrative condensation, boronic acid, catalyst

Technologies

  • synthetic method of carboxylic anhydrides

Patents

  • JP5747330
  • US8,735,582B2

Monographs, Papers and Articles

  • A. Sakakura, T. Ohkubo, R. Yamashita, M. Akakura, K. Ishihara: Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 892.
  • A. Sakakura, R. Yamashita, T. Ohkubo, M. Akakura, et al.: Austr. J. Chem. 2011, 64, 1458