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Issue 26, 2016
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Enantioselective iridium-catalyzed hydrogenation of β,β-disubstituted nitroalkenes

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Abstract

An iridium complex with a newly prepared chiral spiro amino-phosphine ligand efficiently catalyzed the hydrogenation of both β-aryl-β-methyl-nitroalkenes and β-alkyl-β-methyl-nitroalkenes to the corresponding saturated nitroalkanes, which represents the first report of a chiral catalyst that exhibits high enantioselectivity for the challenging hydrogenation of β,β-dialkyl-nitroalkenes.

Graphical abstract: Enantioselective iridium-catalyzed hydrogenation of β,β-disubstituted nitroalkenes

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The article was received on 10 Feb 2016, accepted on 03 Mar 2016 and first published on 03 Mar 2016


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC01273F
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2016,52, 4812-4815
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    Enantioselective iridium-catalyzed hydrogenation of β,β-disubstituted nitroalkenes

    Y. Yu, L. Cheng, Y. Li, Y. Fu, S. Zhu and Q. Zhou, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 4812
    DOI: 10.1039/C6CC01273F

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