Chiral dendrimers bearing four or twelve chiral β-amino alcohols on the hyperbranched flexible carbosilane chain-ends act as efficient chiral catalysts for the enantioselective addition of dialkylzinc to aldehydes to afford enantiomerically enriched sec-alcohols with up to 93% e.e.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry