Air-stable Ir-(P-Phos) complex for highly enantioselective hydrogenation of quinolines and their immobilization in poly(ethylene glycol) dimethyl ether (DMPEG)

Lijin Xu, Kim Hung Lam, Jianxin Ji, Jing Wu, Qing Hua Fan, Wai Hung Lo, Albert S.C. Chan

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An air-stable catalyst system Ir-(P-Phos) catalyst was found to be highly effective in the asymmetric hydrogenation of quinoline derivatives. The catalyst immobilized in DMPEG was efficiently recovered and reused eight times, retaining reactivity and enantioselectivity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1390-1392
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 21 Mar 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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