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A Simple Nickel Catalyst Enables Broad E-Selective Alkyne Semihydrogenation
preprintsubmitted on 22.08.2019, 15:48 and posted on 23.08.2019, 15:08 by Niklas O. Thiel, Benyapa Kaewmee, Trung Tran Ngoc, Johannes F. Teichert
A simple and commercially available nickel catalyst for E-selective alkyne semihydrogenation is presented. The protocol is practical and encompasses a wide variety of internal alkynes, with aryl and alkyl substituents tolerated alike.
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in Chemistry – A European Journal