Table 1 Catalytic tests on the model reaction.

Optimization studies and control experiments. Reactions were performed on 0.1 mmol scale. TEMPO, (2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidin-1-yl)oxyl. Photo credit: Giacomo Filippini, University of Trieste, Italy.


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*Yield determined by 1H-NMR spectroscopy using 1,1,2-trichloroethene as the internal standard.

†Isolated yield.