Chiroselective transcription of the sugar structure to Δ- or Λ-[CoIII(bpy)3]3+ using a boronic acid-sugar template interaction

Toshihisa Mizuno, Masayuki Takeuchi, Itaru Hamachi, Kazuaki Nakashima, Seiji Shinkai

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In order to apply boronic acid-saccharide interactions to the chiroselective synthesis of Δ- and Λ-[CoIII(bpy)3]3+ a saccharide-binding ligand, 2,2′-bipyridine-4,4′-diboronic acid (bpyba) is newly synthesized; the enantiomeric excess under the optimum reaction conditions reached 79% ee!.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1793-1794
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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