J. Iran. Chem. Soc., Vol. 6, No. 1 March 2009, pp.177~186.

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Micellar Media Catalyzed Highly Efficient Reductive Amination of Carbonyl Compounds with Bis(triphenylphosphine)(tetrahydroborato)zirconium(II), [Zr(BH4)2(Ph3P)2], as a New and a Highly Water Tolerant Tetrahydroborate Reducing Agent

H. Firouzabadia,*, N. Iranpoora,* and H. Alinezhadb

aChemistry Department, College of Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz 71454, Iran
bChemistry Department, College of Sciences, Mazandaran University, Babolsar, Iran

Micellar media under neutral conditions catalyzed successful reductive amination of aldehydes and ketones by bis(triphenylphosphine)(tetrahydroborato)zirconium(II), [Zr(BH4)2(Ph3P)2], as a newly developed hydride transfer agent and a highly water tolerant tetrahydroborate reagent.

Keywords: Reducing agent, Bis(triphenylphosphine) (tetrahydroborato)zirconium(II), Micellar media, Aldehydes, Ketones, Reductive amination

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