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Conversion of Primary Alcohols and Aldehydes into Methyl Esters by Ruthenium-Catalysed Hydrogen Transfer Reactions


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Owston, N. A., Nixon, T. D., Parker, A. J., Whittlesey, M. K. and Williams, J. M., 2009. Conversion of Primary Alcohols and Aldehydes into Methyl Esters by Ruthenium-Catalysed Hydrogen Transfer Reactions. Synthesis, 9, pp. 1578-1581.

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Abstract

Alcohols and aldehydes are oxidised to the corresponding methyl esters by reaction with methanol in the presence of crotononitrile as a hydrogen acceptor using a catalyst combination of Ru(PPh3)(3)(CO)H-2 with xantphos.

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Item Type Articles
CreatorsOwston, N. A., Nixon, T. D., Parker, A. J., Whittlesey, M. K. and Williams, J. M.
DOI10.1055/s-0028-1088026
Uncontrolled Keywordsesters, catalysis, alcohols, hydrogen transfer, ruthenium
DepartmentsFaculty of Science > Chemistry
RefereedYes
StatusPublished
ID Code14441

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