Ruthenium catalyzed asymmetric hydrogenation of a- and β-ketoesters in room temperature ionic liquids using chiral P-phos ligand

Lijin Xu, Kim Hung Lam, Jiwu Ruan, Qinghua Fan, Albert S.C. Chan

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Abstract

Chiral dipyridyl phosphine ligand P-Phos was found to be effective in the Ru-catalyzed asymmetric hydrogenation of α- and β-keto esters in room temperature ionic liquids (RTILs) with high conversions and good to excellent enantioselectivities.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIonic Liquids in Organic Synthesis
EditorsSanjay Malhotra
Pages224-234
Number of pages11
Publication statusPublished - 10 Dec 2007

Publication series

NameACS Symposium Series
Volume950
ISSN (Print)0097-6156

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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