A novel asymmetric heterogeneous catalytic reaction: Hydrogenation of ethyl 2-acetoxyacrylate on cinchonidine modified Pd and Pt catalyst

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Abstract

The asymmetric hydrogenation of ethyl 2-acetoxyacrylate (EtA) by cinchonidine modified Pd/Al2O3 and Pt/Al2O3 catalyst is described (ee up to 60 %). This is the first example of asymmetric hydrogenation of an enol esters in heterogenized conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-156
Number of pages6
JournalReaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters
Volume84
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2005

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Keywords

  • Cinchonidine
  • Enantioselective
  • Enol esters
  • Ethyl 2-acetoxyacrylate
  • Hydrogenation
  • Palladium
  • Platinum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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