2-(Phosphinoaryl)pyridine ligand (2): Asymmetric allylic alkylation of 2-cycloalkenyl carboxylate

K. Ito, R. Kashiwagi, S. Hayashi, T. Uchida, T. Katsuki

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Abstract

Palladium complex of 2-(phosphinoaryl)pyridine 1b, which is an effective catalyst for asymmetric allylic alkylation (denoted as AAA) of acyclic alkenyl carboxylate, was also found to be a highly effective catalyst for AAA of cyclic alkenyl carboxylate: high enantioselectivities of 87% ee and 94% ee were achieved in the reactions of 2-cyclohexenyl and 2-cycloheptenyl pivalates, respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)284-286
Number of pages3
JournalSynlett
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 26 2001
Externally publishedYes

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  • Organic Chemistry

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