Selective reduction of carboxylic acids to aldehydes by a ruthenium-catalyzed reaction with 1,2-bis(dimethylsilyl)benzene

Konoka Miyamoto, Yukihiro Motoyama, Hideo Nagashima

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Abstract

Novel transformation of carboxylic acids to aldehydes is achieved by a one-pot procedure consisting of a rutheniumcatalyzed hydrosilane reduction with 1,2-bis(dimethylsilyl)benzene (2) followed by hydrolysis of the resulting cyclic disilylacetals 4.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)229-231
Number of pages3
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume41
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 27 2012

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  • Chemistry(all)

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