Chemoselective hydrogenation of imides catalyzed by Cp*Ru(PN) complexes and its application to the asymmetric synthesis of paroxetine

Masato Ito, Ayaka Sakaguchi, Chika Kobayashi, Takao Ikariya

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Abstract

This work represents the first catalytic hydrogenation of imides into amides and primary alcohols, in which the unique chemoselectivity is originated from the bifunctional nature of ruthenium-NH moiety in the catalyst.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)290-291
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume129
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 17 2007
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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