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Selective hydrogenation of arenes to cyclohexanes in water catalyzed by chitin-supported ruthenium nanoparticles

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The selective hydrogenation of aromatic compounds to cyclohexanes was found to be promoted by chitin-supported ruthenium nanoparticles (Ru/chitin) under near-neutral, aqueous conditions without the loss of C–O/C–N linkages at benzylic positions.

Graphical abstract: Selective hydrogenation of arenes to cyclohexanes in water catalyzed by chitin-supported ruthenium nanoparticles

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Submitted
25 Apr 2016
Accepted
24 Jun 2016
First published
24 Jun 2016

This article is Open Access

Catal. Sci. Technol., 2016,6, 5801-5805
Article type
Communication

Selective hydrogenation of arenes to cyclohexanes in water catalyzed by chitin-supported ruthenium nanoparticles

Y. Morioka, A. Matsuoka, K. Binder, B. R. Knappett, A. E. H. Wheatley and H. Naka, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2016, 6, 5801
DOI: 10.1039/C6CY00899B

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