A new recyclable chiral heterogeneous catalytic system was obtained by the occlusion of Rh-MeDuPHOS in polyvinyl alcohol film. Enantiomeric excess of up to 96% was achieved in the asymmetric hydrogenation of methyl 2-acetamidoacrylate in aqueous medium.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry