Catalytic hydrogenation of polar organic functionalities based on Ru-mediated heterolytic dihydrogen cleavage

Masato Ito, Takao Ikariya

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Abstract

This article highlights Ru complexes, which effect catalytic hydrogenation of polar organic functionalities containing C-O bonds other than aldehydes or ketones. The unique ability of Ru complexes to undergo heterolytic dihydrogen cleavage seems to play a key role in these catalyses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5134-5142
Number of pages9
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number48
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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