Mechanistic studies of the hydrogenation of imino bonds



Johnston, Steven
Mechanistic studies of the hydrogenation of imino bonds. Doctor of Philosophy thesis, University of Liverpool.

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Abstract

The reduction of imino bonds produces highly valuable amine products of significance in a range of industries. The development of new systems for their production relies on knowledge of the mechanisms for these catalytic processes. While the mechanisms have been widely studied for metal catalysed asymmetric hydrogenation there is much less work for the emerging area of metal−Brønsted acid cooperative catalysis. Chapter 1 describes the recent developments in both metal catalysed and organocatalysed asymmetric reduction of imines with an emphasis on the mechanistic details. This is followed by the mechanistic studies carried out for the reduction of imino bonds.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctor of Philosophy)
Additional Information: Date: 2013-09 (completed)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Reduction of imino bonds, Hydrogenation, Cooperative Catalysis, Iridium Catalysis, NMR Studies, Computational Chemistry, Mechanistic Studies
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2014 09:06
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2022 11:12
DOI: 10.17638/00018457
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/18457