Table 2 Nanoscale iron-catalyzed acceptorless dehydrogenation of N-heterocycles

From: Iron-based nanocatalyst for the acceptorless dehydrogenation reactions

 
  1. Reaction conditions: 1 (0.5 mmol), cat. Fe-L1@EGO-900 (8 mol%), t-BuOK (10 mol%), and mesitylene (2 mL) heated at 145 °C. Yields shown are of isolated products
  2. aProduct 3,4-dihydroisoquinoline was observed (8%) on GC