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Hydrogenation of Alkenes with NaBH4, CH3CO2H, Pd/C in the Presence of O- and N-Benzyl Functions


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1 Department of Chemistry, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
 

NaBH4, CH3CO2H, Pd/C has been described as an effective reagent system to hydrogenate alkenes. Here, we show that the hydrogenation occurs chemoselectively, making it possible to hydrogenate alkenes under Pd/C catalysis with hydrogen created in situ without O- or N-debenzylation.

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Alkene Hydrogenation, Benzyl Ether, Benzyl Ester, N-Benzyl Group.
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  • Hydrogenation of Alkenes with NaBH4, CH3CO2H, Pd/C in the Presence of O- and N-Benzyl Functions

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Nuha Al Soom
Department of Chemistry, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Thies Thiemann
Department of Chemistry, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abstract


NaBH4, CH3CO2H, Pd/C has been described as an effective reagent system to hydrogenate alkenes. Here, we show that the hydrogenation occurs chemoselectively, making it possible to hydrogenate alkenes under Pd/C catalysis with hydrogen created in situ without O- or N-debenzylation.

Keywords


Alkene Hydrogenation, Benzyl Ether, Benzyl Ester, N-Benzyl Group.