Highly Stereoselective Semihydrogenation of Alkynes Promoted by Nickel(0) Nanoparticles

Authors

  • Francisco Alonso,

    1. Departamento de Química Orgánica, Facultad de Ciencias, and Instituto de Síntesis Orgánica (ISO), Universidad de Alicante, Apdo. 99, 03080 Alicante, Spain, Fax: (+34)-96-590-3549
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  • Iñaki Osante,

    1. Departamento de Química Orgánica, Facultad de Ciencias, and Instituto de Síntesis Orgánica (ISO), Universidad de Alicante, Apdo. 99, 03080 Alicante, Spain, Fax: (+34)-96-590-3549
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  • Miguel Yus

    1. Departamento de Química Orgánica, Facultad de Ciencias, and Instituto de Síntesis Orgánica (ISO), Universidad de Alicante, Apdo. 99, 03080 Alicante, Spain, Fax: (+34)-96-590-3549
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Errata

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  1. Errata: Highly Stereoselective Semihydrogenation of Alkynes Promoted by Nickel(0) Nanoparticles Volume 350, Issue 3, 360, Article first published online: 19 February 2008

Abstract

A new method for the highly stereoselective cis-semihydrogenation of internal alkynes is described based on in situ generated Ni(0) nanoparticles and molecular hydrogen. This reduction system also allows the semihydrogenation of terminal alkynes.

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