Catalytic asymmetric hydrolysis: Asymmetric hydrolytic protonation of enol esters catalyzed by phase-transfer catalysts

Eiji Yamamoto, Ayano Nagai, Akiyuki Hamasaki, Makoto Tokunaga

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Abstract

Like an enzyme: Asymmetric hydrolysis of enol esters is accomplished by chiral phase-transfer catalysts under biphasic base hydrolysis conditions. Stoichiometric reactions support the generation of a well-organized chiral ammonium hydroxide species (Q+OH-).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7178-7182
Number of pages5
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Volume17
Issue number26
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 20 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry

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