Almost Perfect Enantio-differentiating Hydrogenation of Methyl 3-Cyclopropyl-3-oxopropanoate over Tartaric Acid Modified Raney Nickel Catalyst
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Almost perfect enantio-differentiating hydrogenation was achieved by asymmetrically modified heterogeneous catalyst. The hydrogenation of methyl 3-cyclopropyl-3-oxopropanoate over tartaric acid modified Raney nickel gave methyl 3-cyclopropyl-3-hydroxypropanoate in more than 98% of optical purity.
- Chemistry Letters
Chemistry Letters 1997(9), 859-860, 1997-09
The Chemical Society of Japan