Chemoselective Oxidation of Secondary Alcohols Using a Ruthenium Phenylindenyl Complex

Simone Manzini, César Alejandro Urbina Blanco, Steven Patrick Nolan

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Abstract

A straightforward catalytic alcohol oxidation procedure using the recently reported complex [RuCl(PPh3)2(3-phenylindenyl)] (1) with KHMDS as cocatalyst, in acetone as the oxidant, is reported. Complex 1 shows remarkable chemoselectivity in oxidizing secondary alcohols to ketones.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)660-664
Number of pages5
JournalOrganometallics
Volume32
Issue number2
Early online date15 Jan 2013
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jan 2013

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