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acetoxypalladation (plural acetoxypalladations)

  1. (organic chemistry) A reaction in which an acetoxy group and a palladium atom are attached across a double bond (typically as the first step in another reaction)
    • 2015 July 22, Javier Mazuela, Debasis Banerjee, Jan-E. Bäckvall, “Palladium(II)-Catalyzed Tandem Oxidative Acetoxylation/ortho C–H Activation/Carbocyclization of Arylallenes”, in Journal of the American Chemical Society[1], volume 137, DOI:10.1021/jacs.5b06068:
      Measurements of deuterium kinetic isotope effects suggest that C–H bond breaking is not the rate-limiting step and that the acetoxypalladation of the allene moiety is the first irreversible step.