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1. (WO2017037416) METHOD OF PRODUCING COMPOUND COMPRISING ALKENYL GROUP

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/037416    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2016/052495
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Aug 12 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: C07C 5/42
C07C 5/48
Applicants: UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CARDIFF CONSULTANTS LIMITED
HUTCHINGS, Graham John
GOLUNSKI, Stanislaw Edmund
NOWICKA, Ewa
Inventors: HUTCHINGS, Graham John
GOLUNSKI, Stanislaw Edmund
NOWICKA, Ewa
Title: METHOD OF PRODUCING COMPOUND COMPRISING ALKENYL GROUP
Abstract:
A method of producing at least one compound comprising an alkenyl group from at least one compound comprising an alkyl group having two or more carbon atoms, the method comprising: (i) Providing a mixture comprising carbon dioxide and at least one compound comprising an alkyl group having two or more carbon atoms; and (ii) Contacting said mixture with a catalyst comprising one or both of palladium and platinum and one or more lanthanide, thereby converting at least a portion of the at least one compound comprising an alkyl group having two or more carbon atoms into a compound comprising an alkenyl group, the total of the weight of the palladium and/or platinum being more than 0.1wt% of the catalyst.