Highly enantioselective addition of dialkylzincs to aldehydes using dendritic chiral catalysts with flexible carbosilane backbones

Itaru Sato, Ryo Kodaka, Kenji Hosoi, Kenso Soai

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)805-808
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Asymmetry
Volume13
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002 May 15

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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