Solvent-free catalytic enantioselective addition of diethylzinc to aldehydes

I. Sato, T. Saito, K. Soai

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Abstract

Solvent-free enantioselective addition of diethylzinc to aldehydes using β-amino alcohols as chiral catalysts afford chiral sec-alcohols with high enantiomeric excesses, and the reaction in solvent-free system is faster than that using organic solvent.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2471-2472
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Dec 21

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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