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Recent Developments in the de Novo Synthesis of Heterocycles by First-Row Transition-Metal-Catalyzed Acceptorless Dehydrogenation

[ Vol. 23 , Issue. 9 ]

Author(s):

V. Arun* and Suman De Sarkar*   Pages 1005 - 1018 ( 14 )

Abstract:


Applications of Acceptorless Dehydrogenation (AD) process for the synthesis of important heterocycles are discussed. The key features of AD process are the generation of more reactive carbonyl/imine compounds from alcohols/amines by the release of dihydrogen as a stoichiometric byproduct. In this review, we document recent advances in this field by using first row transition metal catalysts and easily accessible coupling partners, thus offering cost-effective access to different heterocyclic rings.

Keywords:

Hydrogen transfer, alcohols, transition-metal, dehydrogenation, heterocycles, acceptorless dehydrogenation.

Affiliation:

Department of Chemical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata, Mohanpur, Department of Chemical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata, Mohanpur

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