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Title: Synthesis of terminal alkenes from internal alkenes and ethylene via olefin metathesis

Abstract

This invention relates generally to olefin metathesis, and more particularly relates to the synthesis of terminal alkenes from internal alkenes using a cross-metathesis reaction catalyzed by a selected olefin metathesis catalyst. In one embodiment of the invention, for example, a method is provided for synthesizing a terminal olefin, the method comprising contacting an olefinic substrate comprised of at least one internal olefin with ethylene, in the presence of a metathesis catalyst, wherein the catalyst is present in an amount that is less than about 1000 ppm relative to the olefinic substrate, and wherein the metathesis catalyst has the structure of formula (II) ##STR00001## wherein the various substituents are as defined herein. The invention has utility, for example, in the fields of catalysis, organic synthesis, and industrial chemistry.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Agoura Hills, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Cargill, Inc.
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1032632
Patent Number(s):
8067610
Application Number:
11/879,029
Assignee:
Cargill, Inc.
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C07 - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY C07C - ACYCLIC OR CARBOCYCLIC COMPOUNDS
C - CHEMISTRY C07 - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY C07F - ACYCLIC, CARBOCYCLIC OR HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUNDS CONTAINING ELEMENTS OTHER THAN CARBON, HYDROGEN, HALOGEN, OXYGEN, NITROGEN, SULFUR, SELENIUM OR TELLURIUM
DOE Contract Number:  
FG36-04GO14016
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Schrodi, Yann. Synthesis of terminal alkenes from internal alkenes and ethylene via olefin metathesis. United States: N. p., 2011. Web.
Schrodi, Yann. Synthesis of terminal alkenes from internal alkenes and ethylene via olefin metathesis. United States.
Schrodi, Yann. Tue . "Synthesis of terminal alkenes from internal alkenes and ethylene via olefin metathesis". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1032632.
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