Selective Electroorganic Reductions in Undivided Cells
Three selective electroorganic reductions have been performed successfully in undivided cells. New process developments include the sacrificial oxidation of acetic acid in the reductive deacetoxylation of a steroid intermediate, and the use of gas diffusion anodes in the reductive carboxylation of chlorobenzene and the reduction of 3-hydroxybenzoic acid.
KeywordsElectric Power Research Institute Tetrabutylammonium Bromide Cation Exchange Membrane Undivided Cell Hydrogen Oxidation Reaction
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