P-Tu-Wil-17 Electroactivated Catalytic Activation of Alcohols to Promote N-Alkylation

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Willis (Galt House Hotel)
Souful Bhatia and James Jackson, Michigan State University, USA.
This paper describes a mild, robust approach to achieve alkylation of amines with simple alcohols. Alcohols in aqueous solution undergo reversible dehydrogenation and reductive amination over precious metal catalysts whose reactivity is electrochemically activated.

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