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Synthesis of highly enantiomerically enriched planar chiral ruthenium complexes viaPd-catalysed asymmetric hydrogenolysis

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Abstract

Key elements in this communication are a very efficient microwave synthesis of [RuCp(naphthalene)][PF6], the precursor of [RuCp(CH3CN)3][PF6], and a Pd-catalysed asymmetric hydrogenolysis to afford planar chiral ruthenium complexes with high levels of enantioselectivity using a bulky chiral phosphoramidite ligand.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of highly enantiomerically enriched planar chiral ruthenium complexes viaPd-catalysed asymmetric hydrogenolysis

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The article was received on 04 Jun 2009, accepted on 21 Jul 2009 and first published on 05 Aug 2009


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B910977C
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2009, 5227-5229
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    Synthesis of highly enantiomerically enriched planar chiral ruthenium complexes viaPd-catalysed asymmetric hydrogenolysis

    A. Mercier, W. C. Yeo, J. Chou, P. D. Chaudhuri, G. Bernardinelli and E. P. Kündig, Chem. Commun., 2009, 5227
    DOI: 10.1039/B910977C

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