Reduction of CåC and CåC by Noncatalytic Chemical Methods

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Abstract

The reduction of alkenes and alkynes to alkanes and alkenes, respectively, is routinely accomplished through hetereogeneous catalytic methods. However, with significant regularity, these methods prove to be incompatible with the substrate under consideration. Therefore, niche noncatalytic methods, such as diimide reductions, find an important role in structurally sensitive substrates. This review covers recent progress in the deployment of noncatalytic chemical methods, including the increasingly popular use of diimide as a reductant.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComprehensive Organic Synthesis II
PublisherElsevier
Pages632-638
Number of pages7
Volume8
Edition2
ISBN (Print)9780080977430
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014

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    Carbery, D. R. (2014). Reduction of CåC and CåC by Noncatalytic Chemical Methods. In Comprehensive Organic Synthesis II (2 ed., Vol. 8, pp. 632-638). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097742-3.00820-X