Mechanism of racemization of chiral alcohols mediated by 16-electron ruthenium complexes

Johann Bosson, Albert Poater, Luigi Cavallo*, Steven P. Nolan

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Abstract

Experimental and computational analyses provide support for the existence of a metal-hydride-based mechanism for the ruthenium-mediated racemization of chiral alcohols.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13146-13149
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume132
Issue number38
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 29 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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