Manganese catalyzed selective hydrogenation of cyclic imides to diols and amines

Uttam Kumar Das, Trevor Janes, Amit Kumar, David Milstein

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Abstract

Herein we report the selective hydrogenation of cyclic imides to diols and amines, homogeneously catalyzed for the first time by a complex of an earth-abundant metal, a manganese pincer complex. A plausible catalytic cycle is proposed based on informative mechanistic experiments.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3079-3082
JournalGreen Chemistry
Volume22
Issue number10
Early online date19 Mar 2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 May 2020

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