Chiralyst Ru636



Product Number : 3000036096     CAS Number : 192139-92-7
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Safety Information

H302, H312, H332, H315, H319, H412

Handling & storage information

Handling information

Ensure good ventilation and exhaustion at the workplace. Handle under inert atmosphere.

Storage information

Do not store above 25°C (77°F). Store in a tightly closed original container under dry inert gas, protected from direct sunlight in a dry, cool and well-ventilated area.

Applications & References

Synthesis of optically active 4-hydroxy-2,6,6-trimethyl-cyclohex-3-enone derivatives via enantioselective transfer hydrogenation of the corresponding enolethers for the production of (3S,3’S)-astaxantin.

Reference: WO2008 116714

Asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of functionalized ketones for the drug substance synthesis, e.g. rivastigimine for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

Reference: WO2010 0072798

Preparation of optically active aromatic epoxides by asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of a-chlorinated a-chlorinated ketones.   

Reference: Tetrah. 2004, 60, 7411 (DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2004.06.076)

Asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of benzyl with formic acid.

Reference: Org. Lett. 1999, 1, 1119 (DOI: 10.1021/ol990226a)

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