Convenient preparation of binap-ruthenium(II) complexes catalyzing asymmetric hydrogenation of functionalized ketones

M. Kitamura, M. Tokunaga, T. Ohkuma, R. Noyori

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Abstract

Ligand exchange between [RuCl2(benzene)]2 or RuCl2[Sb(C6H5)3]3 and (R)- or (S)-BINAP produces BINAP-Ru(II) complexes which act as catalysts for the highly enantioselective hydrogenation of functionalized ketones.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4163-4166
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume32
Issue number33
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 12 1991
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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