Environmentally friendly organic synthesis using bismuth(III) compounds.


With increasing environmental concerns, the need for environmentally friendly organic synthesis has gained increased importance. In this regard, bismuth(III) compounds are especially attractive as "green" reagents and catalysts for organic synthesis. Bismuth(III) compounds are remarkably nontoxic, relatively air and moisture stable, and easy to handle. The contributions from our laboratory in the last 5 years in the field of applications of bismuth(III) compounds as catalysts are presented.

DOI: 10.1007/128_2011_194

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@article{Krabbe2012EnvironmentallyFO, title={Environmentally friendly organic synthesis using bismuth(III) compounds.}, author={Scott W. Krabbe and Ram Mohan}, journal={Topics in current chemistry}, year={2012}, volume={311}, pages={45-68} }