Asymmetric synthesis of C2-symmetric 5,6-bis(benzyloxy)-cyclohexa-1,3-diene and a tricarbonyliron complex

Akiko Watanabe, Takao Kamahori, Mariko Aso, Hiroshi Suemune

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The C2-symmetric 5,6-bis(benzyloxy)cyclohexa-1,3-diene and the corresponding tricarbonyliron complex have been synthesized in enantiomerically pure form. Reaction of the complex with trialkylaluminium gave a mono-alkylated product accompanied by racemization.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2539-2543
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society. Perkin Transactions 1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)


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