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15956-28-2 - Rhodium(II) acetate, dimer, 98+% - Tetrakis(aceto)dirhodium(II) - Dirhodium tetraacetate - L15152 - Alfa Aesar

L15152 Rhodium(II) acetate, dimer, 98+%

CAS Number
15956-28-2
Synonyms
Tetrakis(aceto)dirhodium(II)
Dirhodium tetraacetate

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100mg 49.50
500mg 163.00
2g 575.00
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Rhodium(II) acetate, dimer, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00003538
EINECS
240-084-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H12O8Rh2
Formula Weight
441.99
Melting point
205°
Solubility
Soluble in aqueous solution like water. Slightly soluble in ethanol

Applications

Catalyst for cyclopropanation of alkenes, oxidation of alcohols, cyclization reactions involving ?-diazo carbonyl groups, insertion into C-H and X-H bonds (X-H is NH or SH or OH) and for ylide formation. More reactive and useful in differentiating ribonucleosides and deoxynucleosides. It is also used in functionalizing fullerenes into polymers. Efficient catalyst for hydrogen transfer from 2-propanol to cyclohexanone and other unsaturated compounds.

Notes

Stable under normal conditions.

Literature References

Catalyst for various cyclization reactions involving ɑ-diazo carbonyl groups. Promotes the formation of macrocyclic lactones via intramolecular cyclopropanation and carbon-hydrogen insertion: J. Am. Chem. Soc., 117, 7181 (1995). For a brief feature on uses of the reagent in synthesis, see: Synlett, 3169 (2005).

Aghabali, A.; Olmstead, M. M. Zipping up Fullerenes into Polymers Using Rhodium(II) Acetate Dimer and N(CH2CH2)2NC60 as Building Blocks. Chem. Commun. (Camb). 2014, 50 (96), 15152-15155.

Honey, M. A.; Moody, C. J. Synthesis of Indoxylic Acid Esters by Rhodium-catalyzed Carbene N-H Insertion and Thermal Cyclization. Australian J. Chem. 2014, 67 (9), 1211-1216.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code
2843.90
TSCA
No
RTECS
VI9361000

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