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Carbonylhydrido[6-(di-t-butyl-phosphinomethylene)-2-(N,N-diethylaminomethyl)-1,6-dihydropyridine]ruthenium(II)

Technology Number: 

295

Principal Investigator

Prof.
David
Milstein

Department: 

Organic Chemistry
Summary 

295 – Milstein catalyst

Description: Carbonylhydrido[6-(di-t-butyl-phosphinomethylene)-2-(N,N-diethylaminomethyl)-1,6-dihydropyridine]ruthenium(II).

Ruthenium-based catalyst that converts amines and alcohols into amides.

Reference: Chidambaram Gunanathan, Yehoshoa Ben-David, David Milstein. 2007. Direct Synthesis of Amides from Alcohols and Amines with Liberation of H2. Science

317(5839):790-2.

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