Benzothiazoline: The Surrogate of Hantzsch Ester

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  • Dr. Chen Zhu,

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    1. Departments of Biochemistry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9038 (USA), Fax: (+1) 214-648-6455
    • Departments of Biochemistry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9038 (USA), Fax: (+1) 214-648-6455
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  • Prof. Dr. John Russell Falck

    1. Departments of Biochemistry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9038 (USA), Fax: (+1) 214-648-6455
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Abstract

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Versatile hydrogen source: A number of intriguing features of benzothiazoline are summarized to highlight its achievement in the reduction of C[DOUBLE BOND]N bonds. Its inherently versatile skeleton will allow benzothiazoline to become an important complement to the Hantzsch ester and find broad applications in the field of transfer hydrogenation.

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