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Title: Thermodynamically Leveraged Tandem Catalysis for Ester RC(O)O–R' Bond Hydrogenolysis. Scope and Mechanism

A tandem homogeneous metal triflate + supported palladium catalytic system achieves rapid and selective formal hydrogenolysis of aliphatic ester RC(O)O–R' linkages.
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  1. Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States)
  2. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
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Journal Article
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Journal Name: ACS Catal.; Journal Volume: 5(6); Related Information: IACT partners with Argonne National Laboratory (lead); Brookhaven National Laboratory; Northwestern University; Purdue University; University of Wisconsin at Madison
Research Org:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC); Institute for Atom-efficient Chemical Transformations (IACT)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
catalysis (homogeneous), catalysis (heterogeneous), biofuels (including algae and biomass), bio-inspired, materials and chemistry by design, synthesis (novel materials), synthesis (scalable processing)