Na-zeolites, among zeolites with a variety of counter cations, are found to provide the active binaphthol-titanium catalyst for an asymmetric carbonyl-ene reaction. A sufficient content of Na cations in zeolites is the key for the efficient formation of the active catalyst.
- Asymmetric catalysis
- Ene reaction
- Titanium complex
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Process Chemistry and Technology
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry