Table 5 Acceptorless dehydrogenation of secondary alcohols and a diol

From: Iron-based nanocatalyst for the acceptorless dehydrogenation reactions

 
  1. Reaction conditions: Alcohol 10 (0.5 mmol), cat. Fe-L1@EGO-900 (8 mol%), t-BuOK (10 mol%), and n-octane (2 mL) heated at reflux under open argon atm. Yields shown are of isolated products
  2. a1,2-phenylenedimethanol (12) was used