Highly efficient chemoselective hydrogenolysis of epoxides catalyzed by a (η5-C5(CH3)5)Ru complex bearing a 2-(diphenylphosphino)ethylamine ligand

Masato Ito, Makoto Hirakawa, Akihide Osaku, Takao Ikariya

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Abstract

Terminal epoxides are hydrogenolyzed to give secondary alcohols with high regioselectivity using the ternary catalyst system of Cp*RuCl(cod)-2-(diphenyl-phosphino)ethylamine (1a)-KOH (Cp* = η5-C5(CH3)5, cod = 1,5-cyclooctadiene) in 2-propanol under mild conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4190-4192
Number of pages3
JournalOrganometallics
Volume22
Issue number21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 13 2003
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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