Recylable polyurea-microencapsulated Pd(0) nanoparticles: an efficient catalyst for hydrogenolysis of epoxides

SV Ley, C Mitchell, D Pears, C Ramarao, J Yu, Wuzong Zhou

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Abstract

Pd nanoparticles (similar to2 nm in size) microencapsulated in polyurea is an efficient and recyclable catalyst for reductive ring-opening hydrogenolysis of epoxides, using either HCOOH/Et3N or H-2 as a hydrogen donor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4665-4668
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Nov 2003

Keywords

  • TRANSFER HYDROGENATION
  • ALKENE EPOXIDATION
  • AMMONIUM FORMATE
  • PALLADIUM
  • REDUCTION

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