Regio- and Chemoselective Reduction of Nitroarenes and Carbonyl Compounds over Recyclable Magnetic Ferrite[BOND]Nickel Nanoparticles (Fe3O4[BOND]Ni) by Using Glycerol as a Hydrogen Source



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Reduction by magnetic nano-Fe3O4–Ni: A facile, simple and environmentally friendly hydrogen-transfer reaction that takes place over recyclable ferrite–nickel magnetic nanoparticles (Fe3O4[BOND]Ni) by using glycerol as hydrogen source allows aromatic amines and alcohols to be synthesized from the precursor nitroarenes and carbonyl compounds (see figure).