Heterogenization of Rh-MeDuPHOS by occlusion in polyvinyl alcohol films

Adi Wolfson, Shimona Geresh, Moshe Gottlieb, Moti Herskowitz

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)465-468
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Asymmetry
Issue number5
StatePublished - 5 Apr 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry


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