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eHydrogenation: electrochemical Hydrogen-free hydrogenation

eHydrogenation: electrochemical Hydrogen-free hydrogenation

Russo, Camilla, Leech, Matthew C., Walsh, Jamie, Higham, Joe I., Giannessi, Lisa, Lambert, Emmanuelle, Kiaku, Cyrille, Poole, Darren L., Mason, Joseph, Goodall, Charles A. I., Devo, Perry, Giustiniano, Mariateresa, Radi, Marco and Lam, Kevin ORCID: 0000-0003-1481-9212 (2023) eHydrogenation: electrochemical Hydrogen-free hydrogenation. Angewandte Chemie International Edition:e202309563. ISSN 1433-7851 (Print), 1523-7052 (Online) (doi:

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Hydrogenation reactions are staple transformations commonly used across scientific fields to synthesise pharmaceuticals, natural products, and various functional materials. However, the vast majority of these reactions require the use of a toxic and costly catalyst leading to unpractical, hazardous and often functionally limited conditions. Herein, we report a new, general, practical, efficient, mild and high-yielding hydrogen-free electrochemical method for the reduction of alkene, alkyne, nitro and azido groups. Finally, this method has been applied to deuterium labelling.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: anodic oxidation; deuteration; diimide; reduction; electrochemistry; hydrogenation
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QD Chemistry
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > School of Science (SCI)
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Last Modified: 07 Aug 2023 16:12

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