Ruthenium pincer-catalyzed cross-dehydrogenative coupling of primary alcohols with secondary alcohols under neutral conditions

Dipankar Srimani, Ekambaram Balaraman, Boopathy Gnanaprakasam, Yehoshoa Ben-David, David Milstein

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Abstract

Cross-dehydrogenative coupling of primary alcohols with secondary alcohols to obtain mixed esters with the liberation of molecular hydrogen is achieved in high yield and good selectivity under neutral conditions, using a bipyridyl-based PNN ruthenium(II) pincer catalyst.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2403-2406
Number of pages4
JournalAdvanced Synthesis and Catalysis
Volume354
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 17 2012

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Keywords

  • cross-esterification
  • dehydrogenation
  • homogeneous catalysis
  • oxidative coupling
  • ruthenium pincer complexes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry

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Ruthenium pincer-catalyzed cross-dehydrogenative coupling of primary alcohols with secondary alcohols under neutral conditions. / Srimani, Dipankar; Balaraman, Ekambaram; Gnanaprakasam, Boopathy; Ben-David, Yehoshoa; Milstein, David.

In: Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis, Vol. 354, No. 13, 17.09.2012, p. 2403-2406.

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Srimani, Dipankar ; Balaraman, Ekambaram ; Gnanaprakasam, Boopathy ; Ben-David, Yehoshoa ; Milstein, David. / Ruthenium pincer-catalyzed cross-dehydrogenative coupling of primary alcohols with secondary alcohols under neutral conditions. In: Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis. 2012 ; Vol. 354, No. 13. pp. 2403-2406.
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