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