Gold(I)-catalyzed intermolecular addition of phenols and carboxylic acids to olefins

J Am Chem Soc. 2005 May 18;127(19):6966-7. doi: 10.1021/ja050392f.

Abstract

Ph3PAuOTf can catalyze efficient intermolecular addition of phenols and carboxylic acids to olefins under relatively mild conditions.