Electrochemical hydrogenation of enones using a proton-exchange membrane reactor is described. The reduction of enones proceeded smoothly under mild conditions to afford ketones or alcohols. The reaction occurred chemoselectively with the use of different cathode catalysts (Pd/C or Ir/C).
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry|
|Publication status||Published - 2022|
- PEM reactor
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Organic Chemistry