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Metathesis catalysts and methods thereof

United States Patent

9,315,604
April 19, 2016
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The present application provides, among other things, novel compounds for metathesis reactions, and methods for preparing and using provided compounds. In some embodiments, the present invention provides compounds having the structure of formula I or II. In some embodiments, the present invention provides methods for preparing a compound of formula I or II. In some embodiments, the present invention provides methods for using a provided compound. In some embodiments, a provided compound is useful for stereoselective ring-opening metathesis polymerization. In some embodiments, a provided metathesis method provides cis and/or isotactic polymers.
Schrock; Richard Royce (Winchester, MA), Yuan; Jian (Albany, CA)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
14/ 248,712
20140309388
April 9, 2014
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with government support under Grant No. DE-FG02-86ER13564 awarded by the Department of Energy and under Grant No. CHE1111133 awarded by the National Science Foundation. The government has certain rights in the invention.