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Acceptor-Free Alcohol Dehydrogenation by Recyclable Ruthenium Catalyst

Won-Hee Kim, In Soo Park and Jaiwook Park*

*Center for Integrated Molecular System, Department of Chemistry, Pohang University of Science and Technology, San 31 Hyojadong, Pohang, Kyeongbuk 790-784, Republic of Korea, Email:

W.-H. Kim, I. S. Park, J. Park, Org. Lett., 2006, 8, 2543-2545.

DOI: 10.1021/ol060750z


An efficient oxidant-free oxidation for a wide range of alcohols was achieved by a recyclable ruthenium catalyst, which was prepared from readily available reagents through nanoparticle generation and gelation.

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Key Words

Ruthenium, Aldehydes, Ketones

ID: J54-Y2006-1810