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Room Temperature Chemoselective Deoxygenation of Aromatic Ketones and Aldehydes Promoted by a Tandem Pd/TiO2 + FeCl3 Catalyst

Zhenhua Dong, Jinwei Yuan, Yongmei Xiao, Pu Mao, Wentao Wang*

*Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Zhongshan Road 457, Dalian 116023, China, Email:

Z. Dong, J. Yuan, Y. Xiao, P. Mao, W. Wang, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 11067-11073.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b01667

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A tandem catalyst composed of heterogeneous Pd/TiO2 + homogeneous FeCl3 enables a rapid and practical protocol for the chemoselective deoxygenation of various aromatic ketones and aldehydes using polymethylhydrosiloxane (PMHS) as a green hydrogen source.

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Key Words

deoxygenation, polymethylhydrosiloxane

ID: J42-Y2018