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Ammonium Formate/Palladium on Carbon: A Versatile System for Catalytic Hydrogen Transfer Reductions of Carbon-Carbon Double Bonds

Zdzisław Paryzek*, Hanna Koenig, Bartłomiej Tabaczka

*Faculty of Chemistry, A. Mickiewicz University, Pozna, Poland, Email: zparyzekamu.edu.pl

Z. Paryzek, H. Koenig, B. Tabaczka, Synthesis, 2003, 2023-2026.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2003-41024


Abstract

Various carbon-carbon double bonds in olefins and α,β-unsaturated ketones were effectively reduced to the corresponding alkanes and saturated ketones, using ammonium formate as a hydrogen transfer agent in the presence of Pd/C as catalyst in refluxing methanol.

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Key Words

catalytic transfer hydrogenations, reduction (olefins, α,β-unsaturated ketones), ammonium formate


ID: J66-Y2003-1980