Catalytic asymmetric hydrogenation of 1-aza-2-cycloalkene-2-carboxylates catalyzed by a trans-chelating chiral diphosphine PhTRAP-rhodium complex

Ryoichi Kuwano, Daisuke Karube, Yoshihiko Ito

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Abstract

A rhodium complex coordinated with a trans-chelating chiral diphosphine (S,S)-(R,R)-PhTRAP was an effective catalyst for asymmetric hydrogenation of N-acyl-1-aza-2-cycloalkene-2-carboxylates, which gave the corresponding protected cyclic α-amino acids with 73-97% ee.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9045-9049
Number of pages5
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume40
Issue number51
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 17 1999
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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