Manganese-catalysed transfer hydrogenation of esters

Conor Oates, Magnus B. Widegren, Matt Clarke

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Manganese catalysed ester reduction using ethanol as reductant in place of dihydrogen is reported. High yields can be achieved for a range of substrates using 1 mol% of a Mn(I) catalyst, with an alkoxide promotor. The catalyst is derived from a tridentate P,N,N ligand.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8635-8638
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number61
Early online date11 Jun 2020
Publication statusPublished - 7 Aug 2020


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