HCOOH/RuCl3·3H2O: An Efficient Hydrogen Transfer System for Highly Chemo- and Stereoselective Semihydrogenation of Diaryl Acetylenes Affording trans-Stilbenes

Author(s): Jie Li, Renqin Zeng, Ruimao Hua.

Journal Name:Current Catalysis

Volume 1 , Issue 2 , 2012

Abstract:

RuCl3·3H2O-catalyzed stereoselective transfer semihydrogenation of diarylacetylenes with HCOOH as hydrogen source affording trans-stilbenes in good to high yields is developed.

Keywords: Diarylacetylenes, formic acid, hydrogen transfer, ruthenium trichloride hydrate, semihydrogenation, trans-stilbene, stereodivergence, stereoselectivity, chemoselectivity, cis-stilbene, Mass spectra , substituents, chemical shifts, stereoisomers

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VOLUME: 1
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2012
Page: [125 - 128]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/2211544711201020125
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