1-Acetyl-2,3-Dimethylimidazolidine: A Novel Organic Reductant for Transfer Hydrogenation
Donghong Li, Yongbin Zhang, Guofu Zhou, Wei Guo*
*School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shanxi University, Taiyuan 030006, P. R. of China, Email: guowsxu.edu.cn
D. Li, Y. Zhang, G. Zhou, W. Guo, Synlett, 2008, 225-228.
The organic reductant 1-acetyl-2,3-dimethylimidazolidine is able to directly reduce a series of aromatic, aliphatic and α,β-unsaturated aldehydes as well as imines in high yields.
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