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Ruthenium–Benzylidenes and Ruthenium–Indenylidenes as Efficient Catalysts for the Hydrogenation of Aliphatic Nitriles into Primary Amines

Authors

  • Dr. Xiaowei Miao,

    1. UMR 6226 CNRS-Université de Rennes, Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes, Organométalliques: Matériaux et Catalyse, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042, Rennes (France), Fax: (+33) 223236939
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  • Johan Bidange,

    1. UMR 6226 CNRS-Université de Rennes, Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes, Organométalliques: Matériaux et Catalyse, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042, Rennes (France), Fax: (+33) 223236939
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  • Prof. Pierre H. Dixneuf,

    1. UMR 6226 CNRS-Université de Rennes, Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes, Organométalliques: Matériaux et Catalyse, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042, Rennes (France), Fax: (+33) 223236939
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  • Dr. Cédric Fischmeister,

    1. UMR 6226 CNRS-Université de Rennes, Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes, Organométalliques: Matériaux et Catalyse, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042, Rennes (France), Fax: (+33) 223236939
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  • Dr. Christian Bruneau,

    Corresponding author
    1. UMR 6226 CNRS-Université de Rennes, Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes, Organométalliques: Matériaux et Catalyse, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042, Rennes (France), Fax: (+33) 223236939
    • UMR 6226 CNRS-Université de Rennes, Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes, Organométalliques: Matériaux et Catalyse, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042, Rennes (France), Fax: (+33) 223236939
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  • Dr. Jean-Luc Dubois,

    1. ARKEMA, 420 Rue d'Estienne d'Orves, 92705 Colombes (France)
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  • Dr. Jean-Luc Couturier

    1. ARKEMA, CRRA, BP, 63 Rue Henri Moissan, 69493, Pierre-Bénite (France)
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Abstract

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Emphatic aliphatics: The catalytic reduction of alkyl nitriles into primary amines with ruthenium–benzylidene and ruthenium–indenylidene catalysts allowed the efficient hydrogenation of aliphatic nitrile esters that were derived from plant oils.

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