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Transfer hydrogenation with a ferrocene diamide ruthenium complex

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Abstract

The use of a 1,1′-ferrocenediamide ruthenium complex as a mediator for base-free transfer hydrogenation is reported. Ketones were transformed to their respective alcohols at room temperature in 36–99% conversions with turnover frequencies up to 339 h−1.

Graphical abstract: Transfer hydrogenation with a ferrocene diamide ruthenium complex

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The article was received on 26 Jan 2012, accepted on 20 May 2012 and first published on 31 May 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2DT31075A
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2012,41, 7852-7854
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    Transfer hydrogenation with a ferrocene diamide ruthenium complex

    A. G. Elliott, A. G. Green and P. L. Diaconescu, Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 7852
    DOI: 10.1039/C2DT31075A

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