Catalytic transfer hydrogenation of 2-tosyloxy-1-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanone derivatives leads to efficient synthesis of β-adrenergic agonists, (R)-tembamide, (R)-aegeline, (R)-octopamine, and (R)-denopamine.
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This work was supported by a grant for Industrial Technology Development Programs from the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy of Korea (TS062-03).
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- Organic Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry