A novel procedure for catalyst recycling is described. Copper(I)-based catalysts, equipped with an affinity tag, are isolated from crude reaction mixtures on the basis of quadruple hydrogen-bonding interactions using a resin functionalized with complementary affinity tags. Recycled catalysts were successfully used to catalyze a tandem Sonogashira coupling/5-endo-dig cyclization and a Cu-catalyzed [3+2] Huisgen cycloaddition reaction in high yields.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|