Selective 1,4-reduction of α,β-unsaturated carbonyl compounds by combined use of bis(1,3-diketonato)cobalt(II) complex and diisobutylaluminum hydride

Taketo Ikeno, Tomomi Kimura, Yuhki Ohtsuka, Tohru Yamada

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Abstract

By the combined use of CO(acac)2 with DIBAL, various α,β-unsaturated carbonyl compounds such as enones, α,β-unsaturated carboxylates and carboxamides were selectively reduced in a 1,4-manner to obtain the corresponding 1,4-reduced products in good-to-high yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)96-98
Number of pages3
JournalSynlett
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Jan 1

Keywords

  • 1,4-reduction
  • Bis(acetylacetonato)cobalt(II) complex
  • Cobalt hydride
  • Diisobutylaluminum hydride
  • α,β-unsaturated carbonyl compound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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