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Revisiting the Meerwein–Ponndorf–Verley reduction: a sustainable protocol for transfer hydrogenation of aldehydes and ketones

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Abstract

An economical and sustainable transfer hydrogenation for aldehydes and ketones is described. The general protocol is mild, chemo-selective and, importantly, uses neither precious nor non-precious metals and even no ligands.

Graphical abstract: Revisiting the Meerwein–Ponndorf–Verley reduction: a sustainable protocol for transfer hydrogenation of aldehydes and ketones

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The article was received on 18 May 2009, accepted on 23 Jun 2009 and first published on 15 Jul 2009


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B913079A
Citation: Green Chem., 2009,11, 1313-1316
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    Revisiting the Meerwein–Ponndorf–Verley reduction: a sustainable protocol for transfer hydrogenation of aldehydes and ketones

    V. Polshettiwar and R. S. Varma, Green Chem., 2009, 11, 1313
    DOI: 10.1039/B913079A

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