Various supported nickel catalysts were prepared from nickel acetylacetonate in a solvent-free condition, and then these catalysts were modified in the solution containing tartaric acid and NaBr. Enantio-differentiating hydrogenation of methyl acetoacetate was carried out over the resulting tartaric acid-NaBr-modified supported Ni catalysts. Maximal optical yield 86% was attained when zeolite was used as a support.
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|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 1997|
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