Raney Ni-Al alloy-mediated reduction of alkylated phenols in water

Song Liang Tan, Guo Bin Liu, Xiang Gao, Thies Thiemann

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Raney Ni-Al alloy in a dilute aqueous alkaline solution has been shown to be a very powerful reducing agent in the hydrogenation of phenol and alkylated phenols to the corresponding cyclohexanol derivatives.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-7
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Chemical Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Cyclohexanols
  • Dilute alkaline solution
  • Phenols
  • Raney Ni-Al alloy
  • Reduction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry


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