Porphyrinatoiron-catalysed reduction of styrene with sodium borohydride: Proposed σ-alkyliron(III) complex as an intermediate

Koji Kano, Masayuki Takeuchi, Shizunobu Hashimoto, Zen Ichi Yoshida

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Abstract

5,10,15,20-Tetrakis(para-substituted phenyl)porphyrinatoiron(III) chloride complexes catalyse the reduction of styrene with NaBH4 to ethylbenzene and 2,3-diphenylbutane and the precursor is assumed to be the σ-alkyl complex (Xtpp)FeIII-PhCHMe.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1728-1729
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine

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