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Highly active iridium(I) complexes for the selective hydrogenation of carbon-carbon multiple bonds

Bennie, Linsey S. and Fraser, Calum J. and Irvine, Stephanie and Kerr, William J. and Andersson, Shalini and Nilsson, Göran N. (2011) Highly active iridium(I) complexes for the selective hydrogenation of carbon-carbon multiple bonds. Chemical Communications (London), 47 (42). pp. 11653-11655. ISSN 0009-241X

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Abstract

New iridium(I) complexes, bearing a bulky NHC/phosphine ligand combination, have been established as extremely efficient hydrogenation catalysts that can be used at low catalyst loadings, and are compatible with functional groups which are often sensitive to more routinely employed hydrogenation methods.