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Direct Synthesis of Amides from Alcohols and Amines with Liberation of H2
Given the widespread importance of amides in biochemical and chemical systems, an efficient synthesis that avoids wasteful use of stoichiometric coupling reagents or corrosive acidic and basic mediaExpand
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Efficient homogeneous catalytic hydrogenation of esters to alcohols.
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Low-pressure hydrogenation of carbon dioxide catalyzed by an iron pincer complex exhibiting noble metal activity.
A highly active iron catalyst for the hydrogenation of carbon dioxide and bicarbonates works under remarkably low pressures and achieves activities similar to some of the best noble metal catalysts.Expand
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Mass spectrometric characterization of sequence-specific complexes of DNA and transcription factor PU.1 DNA binding domain.
Electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (ESI-MS) has been used to study the noncovalent interaction of the 13.5-kDa DNA binding domain of PU.1 (PU.1-DBD) with specific double-stranded DNA (dsDNA)Expand
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Alkyl− and Aryl−Oxygen Bond Activation in Solution by Rhodium(I), Palladium(II), and Nickel(II). Transition-Metal-Based Selectivity
Reaction of [RhCl(C8H14)2]2 (C8H14 = cyclooctene) with 2 equiv of the aryl methyl ether phosphine 1 in C6D6 results in an unprecedented metal insertion into the strong sp2−sp3 aryl−O bond. ThisExpand
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Direct synthesis of pyridines and quinolines by coupling of γ-amino-alcohols with secondary alcohols liberating H2 catalyzed by ruthenium pincer complexes.
A novel, one-step synthesis of substituted pyridine- and quinoline-derivatives was achieved by acceptorless dehydrogenative coupling of γ-aminoalcohols with secondary alcohols. The reaction involvesExpand
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Rechargeable Hydrogen Storage System Based on the Dehydrogenative Coupling of Ethylenediamine with Ethanol.
A novel and simple hydrogen storage system was developed, based on the dehydrogenative coupling of inexpensive ethylenediamine with ethanol to form diacetylethylenediamine. The system is rechargeableExpand
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Unprecedented Iron-Catalyzed Ester Hydrogenation. Mild, Selective, and Efficient Hydrogenation of Trifluoroacetic Esters to Alcohols Catalyzed by an Iron Pincer Complex.
Trifluoroacetic esters are reduced by hydrogen in the presence of an iron pincer complex to the corresponding alcohols and trifluoroethanol, for the first time.
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