Construction of a new asymmetric reaction site: Asymmetric 1,4-addition of thiol using pentagonal bipyramidal Hf(salen) complex as catalyst

Kazuhiro Matsumoto, Akira Watanabe, Tatsuya Uchida, Kayoko Ogi, Tsutomu Katsuki

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Pentagonal bipyramidal Hf(salen) complex 1 was found to serve as a catalyst for 1,4-addition reaction of thiol to N-(2-alkenoyl)-2-oxazolidinones.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2385-2388
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Feb 8 2004


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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