Cobalt pincer complexes for catalytic reduction of nitriles to primary amines

Jacob Schneekönig, Bianca Tannert, Helen Hornke, Matthias Beller, Kathrin Junge

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Abstract

Various cobalt pincer type complexes 1-6 were applied for the catalytic hydrogenation of nitriles to amines. Among these, catalyst 4 is the most efficient, allowing the reduction of aromatic as well as aliphatic nitriles in moderate to excellent yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1779-1783
Number of pages5
JournalCatalysis Science and Technology
Volume9
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes

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