CC BY ND NC 4.0 · SynOpen 2017; 01(01): 0011-0014
DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1588790
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Brønsted Acid Catalysed Aerobic Reduction of Olefins by Diimide Generated In Situ from Hydrazine

Yukihiro Arakawaa, Takahiro Kohdaa, Keiji Minagawab, Yasushi Imada*a
  • aDepartment of Applied Chemistry, Tokushima University, Minamijosanjima, Tokushima 770-8506, Japan
  • bInstitute of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Tokushima University, Minamijosanjima, Tokushima 770-8502, Japan   Email:
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Publication History

Received: 02 March 2017

Accepted after revision: 23 March 2017

Publication Date:
13 April 2017 (online)


Aerobic reduction of olefins with hydrazine was proven to be efficiently catalysed by readily available Brønsted acids, such as p-tolu­enesulfonic acid monohydrate, providing hydrogenated products in very good yields and chemoselectivity under mild conditions.

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