Novel Monotosylated Ethylenediamine as Ligand for Ruthenium(II)- Catalyzed Transfer Hydrogenation of Aldehydes in Water

Author(s): Zhongqiang Zhou, Hengrui Huo.

Journal Name:Current Catalysis

Volume 2 , Issue 1 , 2013

Abstract:

Novel monotosylated ethylenediamine was synthesized from ethylenediamine and its application to ruthenium(II)-transfer hydrogenation of aldehydes in water is described. The transfer hydrogenation reaction could afford excellent conversion rates (up to 100%).

Keywords: Transfer hydrogenation, Monotosylated ethylenediamine, Water, Aldehyde

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VOLUME: 2
ISSUE: 1
Year: 2013
Page: [13 - 16]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/2211544711302010004