Catalysis with supported palladium metal, selectivity in the hydrogenation of C=C, C=O and C=N bonds, from chemo- to enantioselectivity

Antal Tungler, Gabriella Fogassy

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The selectivity characteristics of Pd catalysts in heterogeneous hydrogenations are discussed, especially the stereochemical issues in the reduction of C=C, C=O and C=N bonds. Special attention was paid to diastereoselective and enantioselective reactions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)231-247
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Sep 10 2001



  • Chemoselectivity
  • Diastereoselectivity
  • Enantioselectivity
  • Hydrogenation
  • Palladium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Process Chemistry and Technology
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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