Ir(III) complexes of diamine ligands for asymmetric ketone hydrogenation

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  • Wills M
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The use of a combination of IrCl3with a series of ligands derived from the C2-symmetric diamine diphenylethanediamine (DPEN) forms a catalyst capable of the asymmetric hydrogenation of ketones in up to 85% ee. © 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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  • José E.D. Martins

  • Martin Wills

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