In this paper they described the design of two new ligands constituted by the conjunction of an easily accessible chiral backbone and a triazole group and they report the first results of their application in catalysis, most specifically, in the Ru-catalysed transfer hydrogenation of ketones.
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Proline-Derived Aminotriazole Ligands: Preparation and Use in the Ruthenium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation
Xacobe C. Cambeiro, Miquel A. Pericàs
Adv. Synth. Catal. 2011, 353, 113-124