Functional group-selective poisoning of molecular catalysts: A ruthenium cluster-catalysed highly amide-selective silane reduction that does not affect ketones or esters

Hidehiro Sasakuma, Yukihiro Motoyama, Hideo Nagashima

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Abstract

The addition of amines eliminates the catalytic activity of a triruthenium cluster in the hydrosilane reduction of ketones and esters without affecting the rate of reduction of amides; selective reduction of the amide group in amido ketones and amido esters is accomplished.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4916-4918
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number46
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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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