Is restricted M-P rotation a common feature of enantioselective monophos catalysts? An example of restricted Rh-P rotation in a secondary phosphine complex

Piotr Jankowski, Claire L. McMullin, Ilya D. Gridnev, A. Guy Orpen, Paul G. Pringle

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Abstract

The enantioselective hydrogenation catalyst [Rh(α-CgPH) 2(cod)]BF4, (CgPH = 6-phospha-2,4,8-trioxa-adamantane) exists in solution as a mixture of two slowly interconverting rotamers, one with C2-and the other with C1-symmetry.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1206-1209
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Asymmetry
Volume21
Issue number9-10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 May 17
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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