Catalytic deoxygenation of pyridine N-oxides with N-fused porphyrin rhenium complexes

Motoki Toganoh, Keitaro Fujino, Shinya Ikeda, Hiroyuki Furuta

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Deoxygenation reactions of pyridine N-oxide derivatives catalyzed by N-fused porphyrin rhenium(VII) trioxo complexes are developed, affording the corresponding pyridine derivatives in quantitative yields with excellent turnover numbers up to 340,000.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1488-1491
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Feb 25 2008


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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