Touge, Taichiro; Nara, Hideki; Fujiwhara, Mitsuhiko; Kayaki, Yoshihito; Ikariya, Takao
A concise asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of diaryl ketones, promoted by bifunctional Ru complexes with an etherial linkage between 1,2-diphenylethylenediamine (DPEN) and η(6)-arene ligands, was successfully developed. Because of the effective discrimination of substituents at the ortho position on the aryl group, unsymmetrical benzophenones were smoothly reduced in a 5:2 mixture of formic acid and triethylamine with an unprecedented level of excellent enantioselectivity. For the non-ortho-substituted benzophenones, the oxo-tethered catalyst electronically discerned biased substrates, resulting in attractive performance yielding chiral diarylmethanols with >99% ee. PMID:27463264
This invention relates to compositions of olefinic polymers suitable for high energy radiation treatment. In particular, the invention relates to olefinic polymer compositions that are stable to sterilizing dosages of high energy radiation such as a gamma radiation. Stabilizers are described that include benzhydrol and benzhydrol derivatives; these stabilizers may be used alone or in combination with secondary antioxidants or synergists
Wei, Liangming; Zhang, Yafei
Covalent sidewall functionalization of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) via photoreduction of aromatic ketones by alcohols is reported for the first time. Irradiation of benzophenone, benzhydrol and SWNTs in benzene resulted in covalent attachment of benzhydrol to the sidewalls of the SWNTs. A variety of tools were used to characterize the functionalized SWNTs. Raman scattering, UV-visible and near-IR spectroscopy confirm the covalent nature of the sidewall functionalization. Attenuated total reflection (ATR) FTIR and NMR provided evidence for attachment of benzhydrol onto the sidewalls of nanotubes. Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) showed that the degree of functionalization was about one benzhydrol in 52 sidewall carbons. A long-chain hydrocarbon marker (n-C(18)H(35)) was also grafted onto the functional groups by esterification reaction for high-resolution TEM (HRTEM) visualization. PMID:20442484
Covalent sidewall functionalization of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) via photoreduction of aromatic ketones by alcohols is reported for the first time. Irradiation of benzophenone, benzhydrol and SWNTs in benzene resulted in covalent attachment of benzhydrol to the sidewalls of the SWNTs. A variety of tools were used to characterize the functionalized SWNTs. Raman scattering, UV-visible and near-IR spectroscopy confirm the covalent nature of the sidewall functionalization. Attenuated total reflection (ATR) FTIR and NMR provided evidence for attachment of benzhydrol onto the sidewalls of nanotubes. Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) showed that the degree of functionalization was about one benzhydrol in 52 sidewall carbons. A long-chain hydrocarbon marker (n-C18H35) was also grafted onto the functional groups by esterification reaction for high-resolution TEM (HRTEM) visualization
DEODHAR, Meenakshi; SABLE, Pravin; Bhosale, Ashok; JUVALE, Kapil
2,5-Dioxo-4,4-diphenylimidazolidine-1-carboxylic acid (2) was reacted with methyl ester of different amino acids (1a-c) and substituted benzhydrols (3a-b) in pyridine and in the presence of N,N dicyclohexyl carbodiimide (DCC) to yield a series of the title compounds, methyl 2-(2,5-dioxo-4,4-diphenylimidazolidine-1-carboxamido) substituted propanoate (4a-c) and benzhydryl 2,5-dioxo-4,4-diphenyl imidazolidine-1-carboxylate (5a-b). The structures of these compounds were established on th...
Pitre, Spencer P.; McTiernan, Christopher D.; Vine, Wyatt; Dipucchio, Rebecca; Grenier, Michel; Scaiano, Juan C.
Photoredox catalysis provides many green opportunities for radical-mediated synthetic transformations. However, the determination of the underlying mechanisms has been challenging due to lack of quantitative methods that can be easily implemented in synthetic labs, where this research tends to be centered. We report here on the development, characterization and calibration of a novel actinometer based on the photocatalyst tris(2,2‧-bipyridyl)ruthenium(II) chloride (Ru(bpy)3Cl2). By using the same molecule as the photocatalyst and the actinometer, we eliminate problems associated with matching sample spectral distribution, lamp-sample spectral overlap and other problems intrinsic to doing quantitative photochemistry in a laboratory that has little expertise in this area. In order to validate our actinometer system in determining the quantum yield of a Ru(bpy)3Cl2 photosensitized reaction, we test the Ru(bpy)3Cl2 catalyzed oxidation of benzhydrol to benzophenone as a model chain reaction. We also revive the rotating sector method by updating the technique for modern LED technologies and demonstrate how intermittent illumination on the timescale of milliseconds to seconds can help probe a chain reaction, using the benzhydrol to benzophenone oxidation to validate the technique. We envision these methods to have great implications in the field of photoredox catalysis, providing researchers with valuable research tools.
The relative importance of light absorption, quenching of triplet, and hydrogen transfer repair has been examined in retardation by mercaptans of photoreduction of aromatic ketones by alcohols. In the reduction of benzophenone by 2-propanol, retardation is efficient and, after correction for the first two effects, is due entirely to hydrogen-transfer repair, as indicated by deuterium labeling. In reduction of acetophenone by α-methylbenzyl alcohol, repair by hydrogen transfer is also operative. In reduction of benzophenone by benzhydrol, retardation is less efficient and is due to quenching, as the ketyl radical does not abstract hydrogen from mercaptan rapidly in competition with coupling. Deuterium isotope effects are discussed in terms of competitive reactions. Photoreduction of benzophenone by 2-butylamine and by triethylamine is retarded by aromatic mercaptans and disulfides. Of the retardation not due to light absorption and triplet quenching by the sulfur compounds, half is due to hydrogen-transfer repair, as indicated by racemization and deuterium labeling. The remainder is attributed to quenching by the sulfur compound of the charge-transfer-complex intermediate. Photoreduction by primary and secondary amines, but not by tertiary amines, is accelerated by aliphatic mercaptans. The acceleration is attributed to catalysis of hydrogen transfer by the mercaptan in the charge-transfer complex. The effect is large in hydrocarbon solvent, less in polar organic solvents and absent in water
苏旺苍; 吴仁海; 张永超; 张燕飞; 王恒亮
电压敏感的钠离子通道是神经细胞兴奋传导的基础,也是神经毒性杀虫剂最主要的作用靶标.为此,综述了昆虫钠离子通道抑制剂滴滴涕及其类似物、拟除虫菊酯类、吡唑类、二苯基甲醇哌啶类、藜芦碱类、N-烷基酰胺类杀虫剂及其他生物毒素的应用研究进展,并对其开发前景进行了展望.%Sodium ion channel is one of the chief target sites of neurotoxic pesticides. This paper reviews the advance of main types of sodium ion channel inhibitors,!, e. DDT and analogues, pyre-throid,pyrazolines,benzhydrol-piperidines,veratrine,N-alkyl amides and other biotoxins. In addition, the prospects of sodium ion channel inhibitors are analyzed.
Free- radical, photochemical, and high-energy radiation-induced reactions may be catalysed or inhibited by rapid hydrogen atom exchange reactions of mercaptans and disulfides. The radical-induced, light-initiated, and benzophenone-sensitized decarbonylations of aldehydes are catalysed by mercaptans. The chain-propagating hydrogen transfer reaction, R' + RCH = O -> RH + RC = O , is made more rapid by a similar sequence of hydrogen atom transfers involving the sulfur compound: R' + C6H5CH2SH -> RH + C6H5CH2S'; C6H5CH2S + RCH = 0 -> C6H5CH2SH + RC = 0. The photoreduction of benzophenone in 2-propanol leads to benzpinacol by a non-chain reaction via the radicals (C6H5)2C-OH and (CH3)2COH. The reaction is retarded and inhibited by mercaptan and disulfide, which reconvert the radicals to the starting materials by rapid hydrogen transfer reactions and are themselves regenerated in their alternate valence states, each molecule of sulfur compound negating the chemical consequences of many quanta: (C6H5)2C-OH + AS' -> (C6H5)2C = O + ASH; (CH3)2C-OH + ASH -> (CH3)2C = 0 + AS'. Proof of the mechanism is found in: equilibration of initially present mercaptan or disulfide during inhibition; in racemization of optically active alcohol during inhibition; in deuterium exchange during inhibition. Similar inhibition is seen when only one intermediate radical is formed, as in the benzophenone- benzhydrol and acetophenone-α-methyl-benzyl alcohol systems. Inhibition by sulfur compounds, by the same mechanism, is found in the 60Co γ-ray induced conversion of benzophenone to benzpinacol; naphthalene has no protecting effect on benzophenone in the 60Co system, while quenching the photochemical reaction. The protection by sulfur compounds of solutes against radiation damage thus results from hydrogen atom transfer reactions. The photoreduction of benzophenone in an ether is also inhibited by the sulfur compounds, by hydrogen atom transfer reactions. A mechanism exists in this system