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Deoxygenation of primary alcohols over secondary alcohols

Posted by naturalproductman on April 5, 2016

Chao-Jun Li and colleague from McGill University reported in JACS on a ruthenium catalyzed primary alcohol deoxygenation reaction. This reaction is selective for primary alcohols over secondary alcohols.

*Note spelling error “MACHANISM” on page 6

JACS paper

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