Enhanced reduction of C–N multiple bonds using sodium borohydride and an amorphous nickel catalyst

  • Liu S
  • Yang Y
  • Zhen X
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Amorphous nickel powder (Ni(0)) was utilised as a catalyst under mild, aqueous, basic conditions for enhancing the sodium borohydride-mediated reduction of C-N multiple bonds such as oximes, imines, hydrazones and nitriles to produce the corresponding amines in good to excellent yields.

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  • Shouxin Liu

  • Yihua Yang

  • Xiaoli Zhen

  • Junzhang Li

  • Huimin He

  • Juan Feng

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