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Title: Polymer-supported formate and zinc: A novel system for the transfer hydrogenation of aromatic nitro compounds
Authors: Srinivasa, G R
Abiraj, K
Gowda, D Channe
Keywords: Polymer-supported formate;zinc;hydrogenation;aromatic nitro compounds;recyclable;commercial zinc dust
Issue Date: Jan-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int.Cl.7 C 07 D
Abstract: A mild and efficient catalytic transfer hydrogenation (CTH) system has been developed for the facile reduction of aromatic nitro compounds using recyclable polymer-supported formate in the presence of commercial zinc dust at room temperature. This method is found to give the product amine in excellent yield (92-98%) without the need for any chromatographic purification steps. Many other sensitive functional groups such as halogen, alkene, nitrile, carbonyl, ester and amide are compatible with the present system.
Page(s): 297-301
ISSN: 0975-0983(Online); 0376-4699(Print)
Appears in Collections:IJC-B Vol.45B(01) [January 2006]

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