Direct oxidative cyanation based on the concept of site isolation

Toshiki Tajima, Atsushi Nakajima

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On the basis of the concept of site isolation, we have successfully demonstrated direct oxidative cyanation of various organic compounds, which even have higher oxidation potentials compared to that of cyanide, by using a polystyrene-supported quaternary ammonium cyanide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10496-10497
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number32
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Aug 13
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry


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