Recent Advances in Enantioselective C-C Bond Formation via Organocobalt Species

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This Short Review describes recent developments in cobalt-catalyzed enantioselective C-C bond-forming reactions. The article focuses on reactions that most likely involve chiral organocobalt species as crucial catalytic intermediates and their mechanistic aspects. 1 Introduction 2 Hydrovinylation 3 C-H Functionalization 4 Cycloaddition and Cyclization 5 Addition of Carbon Nucleophiles 6 Cross-Coupling 7 Conclusion.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberss-2018-z0719-sr
Pages (from-to)135-145
Number of pages11
JournalSynthesis (Germany)
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • asymmetric catalysis
  • C-C bond formation
  • C-H functionalization
  • cobalt
  • cyclization, cross-coupling
  • hydrovinylation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry


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