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Reductive Cleavage of the Cmath image[BOND]Cmath image Bond of Secondary Benzyl Alcohols: Rhodium Catalysis Directed by N-Containing Groups

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  • Kang Chen,

    1. Beijing National Laboratory of Molecule Science (BNLMS) and Key Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry and Molecular Engineering of Ministry of Education, College of Molecular Engineering and Green Chemistry Center, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China)
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  • Hu Li,

    1. Beijing National Laboratory of Molecule Science (BNLMS) and Key Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry and Molecular Engineering of Ministry of Education, College of Molecular Engineering and Green Chemistry Center, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China)
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  • Zhi-Quan Lei,

    1. Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Science, Chengdu, Sichuan 610068 (China)
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  • Yang Li,

    1. Beijing National Laboratory of Molecule Science (BNLMS) and Key Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry and Molecular Engineering of Ministry of Education, College of Molecular Engineering and Green Chemistry Center, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China)
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  • Wen-He Ye,

    1. Beijing National Laboratory of Molecule Science (BNLMS) and Key Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry and Molecular Engineering of Ministry of Education, College of Molecular Engineering and Green Chemistry Center, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China)
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  • Li-Sheng Zhang,

    1. Beijing National Laboratory of Molecule Science (BNLMS) and Key Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry and Molecular Engineering of Ministry of Education, College of Molecular Engineering and Green Chemistry Center, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China)
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  • Prof. Jian Sun,

    1. Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Science, Chengdu, Sichuan 610068 (China)
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  • Prof. Dr. Zhang-Jie Shi

    Corresponding author
    1. Beijing National Laboratory of Molecule Science (BNLMS) and Key Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry and Molecular Engineering of Ministry of Education, College of Molecular Engineering and Green Chemistry Center, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China)
    2. State Key Laboratory of Organometallic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science, Shanghai 200032 (China)
    • Beijing National Laboratory of Molecule Science (BNLMS) and Key Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry and Molecular Engineering of Ministry of Education, College of Molecular Engineering and Green Chemistry Center, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China)
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  • Support of this work by the “973” Project from the MOST of China (2009CB825300) and NSFC (Nos. 20925207 and 21002001) is gratefully acknowledged.

Abstract

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Sauberer Schnitt: Ein kationischer RhIII-Katalysator spaltet in Gegenwart von H2 reduktiv die C-C-Bindung in 1,1-Biarylmethanolen (siehe Schema; DG=dirigierende Gruppe). Eine Reihe von funktionellen Gruppen wird toleriert, und im Katalysezyklus tritt vermutlich ein fünfgliedriger Rhodacyclus auf, der in eine reduzierende RhIII-Hydridspezies umgewandelt wird.

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