Russian Chemical Bulletin

, Volume 61, Issue 6, pp 1255–1256 | Cite as

2-Methyl-4,5-dihydrofurane hydroformylation

Brief Communications


The synthesis of 2-methyl-3-formyl tetrahydrofurane as E-isomer via the hydroformylation of 2-methyl-4,5-dihydrofurane in the presence of complex phosphine-containing Rh-catalysts is performed. The dependence of the catalytic system type, pressure and temperature on the 2-methyl-4,5-dihydrofurane conversion and the selectivity of the formation of the aldehyde obtained is investigated.

Key words

2-methyl-4,5-dihydrofurane hydroformylation complex phosphine-containing Rh-catalysts 2-methyl-3-formyl tetrahydrofurane 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Yu. Vol’f
    • 1
  • M. M. Vartanya
    • 1
  • A. L. Lapidus
    • 1
  1. 1.N. D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry of Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussian Federation

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