Asymmetric reduction of 3,5-dinitroacetophenone using CT complexation with optically active 1,12-dialkylbenzo[c]phenanthrenes

Hiroki Sugiura, Kazuhiro Teranishi, Ryo Amemiya, Masahiko Yamaguchi

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Abstract

Optically active 1,12-dialkylbenzo[c]phenanthrene-5,8-dimethanols and its derivatives formed charge-transfer (CT) complexes with 3,5-dinitroacetophenone in solution, and the treatment of the complexes with borohydrides provided the optically active alcohol up to 13% ee.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)158-159
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume37
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Feb 5

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  • Chemistry(all)

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