Selective reduction of α,β-unsaturated acid derivatives using borohydride exchange resin-CuSO 4 in Methanol

Taebo Sim, N. M. Yoon

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Abstract

Borohydride exchange resin-copper sulfate in methanol readily reduces α,β-unsaturated esters, amides, and nitriles quantitatively to the corresponding saturated acid derivatives at room temperature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)726-728
Number of pages3
JournalSynlett
Volume1995
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Jul 1
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • borohydride exchange resin
  • copper sulfate
  • selective reduction
  • α,β-unsaturated acid derivatives

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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