Chemoselective Luche-Type Reduction of α,β-Unsaturated Ketones by Magnesium Catalysis

Yoon Kyung Jang, Marc Magre, Magnus Rueping

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Abstract

The chemoselective reduction of α,β-unsaturated ketones by use of an economic and readily available Mg catalyst has been developed. Excellent yields for a wide range of ketones have been achieved under mild reaction conditions, short times, and low catalyst loadings (0.2-0.5 mol %).
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8349-8352
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume21
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 7 2019

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