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Hydrosilylation of Esters Catalyzed by Bisphosphine Manganese(I) Complex: Selective Transformation of Esters to Alcohols

Rakesh R. Behera, Rahul Ghosh, Surajit Panda, Subrat Khamari and Bidraha Bagh*

*Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kobe University, 1-1 Rokkodai-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-8501, Japan, Email:

R. R. Behera, R. Ghosh, S. Panda, S. Khamari, B. Bagh, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 3642-3648.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.0c01144

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A well-defined manganese(I) complex with a commercially available bisphosphine ligand catalyzes selective and efficient hydrosilylations of a broad range of esters to alcohols at 100 C under solvent-free conditions.

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Key Words

reduction of esters, phenylsilane

ID: J54-Y2020