Deoxygenation of aromatic ketones using transfer hydrogenolysis with Raney nickel in 2-propanol

Daniel R. Zuidema, Sarah L. Williams, Katherine J. Wert, Karin J. Bosma, Abigail L. Smith, Robert C. Mebane

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Abstract

Aryl ketones are readily deoxygenated to their corresponding aryl alkanes upon treatment with Raney nickel catalyst in boiling 2-propanol.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2927-2931
Number of pages5
JournalSynthetic Communications
Volume41
Issue number19
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 11 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Deoxygenation
  • Hydrogen transfer
  • Hydrogenolysis
  • Ketone reduction
  • Raney nickel

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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