Hydroformylation of olefins with water-soluble rhodium catalysts in the presence of α-cyclodextrin

John R. Anderson, Eva M. Campi, W. Roy Jackson

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Hydroformylation of hex-1-ene using a water soluble rhodium catalyst HRh(CO)[PPh2(m-C6H4SO3Na)]3 (HRh(CO)(TPPMS)3) (I), gives lower yields when α-cyclodextrin is added to the biphasic reaction system implying an interaction between the cyclodextrin and rhodium catalyst.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-58
Number of pages4
JournalCatalysis Letters
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1991


  • α-cyclodextrin
  • Olefin hydroformylation
  • rhodium catalysis
  • water soluble phosphines

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