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Issue 5, 2009
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An efficient and transition metal free protocol for the transfer hydrogenation of ketones as a continuous flow process

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Abstract

We report the efficient reduction of a selection of ketones to the corresponding secondary alcohols using only catalytic amounts of LiOtBu in iPrOH facilitated by using a continuous flow reactor.

Graphical abstract: An efficient and transition metal free protocol for the transfer hydrogenation of ketones as a continuous flow process

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The article was received on 04 Dec 2008, accepted on 04 Mar 2009 and first published on 12 Mar 2009


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B821752A
Citation: Green Chem., 2009,11, 683-685
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    An efficient and transition metal free protocol for the transfer hydrogenation of ketones as a continuous flow process

    J. Sedelmeier, S. V. Ley and I. R. Baxendale, Green Chem., 2009, 11, 683
    DOI: 10.1039/B821752A

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