Hydrogenation of pyrrole derivatives part III. Hydrogenation of methyl 1-methyl-2-pyrroleacetate

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Abstract

A new hydrogenation method for the saturation of the pyrrole ring has been applied in the hydrogenation of methyl 1-methyl-2-pyrroleacetate in non-acidic medium. Various catalytic metals and solvents have been screened. High conversion and selectivity were achieved with rhodium and ruthenium catalysts. In palladium catalyzed hydrogenations the selectivity was improved by appropriate solvents.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)133-139
Number of pages7
JournalApplied Catalysis A: General
Volume153
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 29 1997

Keywords

  • Heterogeneous catalytic hydrogenation
  • Methyl 1-methyl-2-pyrroleacetate
  • Palladium catalyst
  • Rhodium catalyst
  • Ruthenium catalyst

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Process Chemistry and Technology

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