Highly selective and efficient hydrogenation of carboxylic acids to alcohols using titania supported Pt catalysts

Haresh G. Manyar, Cristina Paun, Rashidah Pilus, David W. Rooney, Jillian M. Thompson, Christopher Hardacre

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    Abstract

    Selective hydrogenation of carboxylic acids to alcohols and alkanes has been achieved under remarkably mild reaction temperatures and H2 pressures (333 K, 0.5 MPa) using Pt/TiO2 catalyst.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)6279-6281
    Number of pages3
    JournalChemical Communications
    Volume46
    Issue number34
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 14 Sep 2010

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