Highly active and selective palladium catalyst for hydroesterification of styrene and vinyl acetate promoted by polymeric sulfonic acids.

@article{Ooka2005HighlyAA,
  title={Highly active and selective palladium catalyst for hydroesterification of styrene and vinyl acetate promoted by polymeric sulfonic acids.},
  author={Hirohito Ooka and Tsutomu Inoue and Shinichi Itsuno and Masato Tanaka},
  journal={Chemical communications},
  year={2005},
  volume={9},
  pages={1173-5}
}
Highly efficient, selective and recyclable palladium catalyst systems for hydroesterification of styrene and vinyl acetate were realized by using 1,2-bis(di-tert-butylphosphinomethyl)benzene as ligand and polymeric sulfonic acids of limited SO(3)H loadings as promoter.