Document Type

Patent

Abstract

Bi-functional cobalt-containing catalysts useful for making stereo specific compounds and compositions, along with methods of making, and uses thereof in the syntheses of optically pure β-lactones from aldehydes and ketene are described. Precursors, intermediates, compositions, and particular features of the use if the compositions, such as high enantiomeric selectivity, high yield and low mole percent of catalyst useful are provided.

Patent Country

United States

Patent Number

US9334266

Publication Date

5-10-2016

Authors

Yun-ming Lin

Assignee(s)

The University of Toledo

Application Number

13/393924

Filing Date

6-7-2010

Primary Class

B01J31/02; C07C67/00; C07C227/12; C07D205/08; C07D305/12; C07D453/04; C07F15/00

Rights

These materials are free of copyright restrictions and are in the public domain within the United States only. The USPTO reserves the right to assert copyright protection internationally.

Institution

The University of Toledo

Repository

University of Toledo Digital Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives

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