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Issue 9, 2009
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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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Submitted
18 May 2009
Accepted
23 Jun 2009
First published
15 Jul 2009

Green Chem., 2009,11, 1313-1316
Article type
Communication

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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