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Design of novel chiral N,N,O-tridentate phenanthroline ligands and their application to enantioselective addition of organozinc reagents to aldehydes

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Abstract

The novel N,N,O-tridentate phenanthroline ligand (BinThro) bearing an axially chiral binaphthyl backbone prepared from BINOL was found to be an effective chiral catalyst for enantioselective addition of diethylzinc to aromatic aldehydes with high enantioselectivity (up to 95% ee).

Graphical abstract: Design of novel chiral N,N,O-tridentate phenanthroline ligands and their application to enantioselective addition of organozinc reagents to aldehydes

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The article was received on 01 Jul 2014, accepted on 24 Jul 2014 and first published on 25 Jul 2014


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05020G
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Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 13224-13227
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    Design of novel chiral N,N,O-tridentate phenanthroline ligands and their application to enantioselective addition of organozinc reagents to aldehydes

    Y. Naganawa, T. Namba, T. Aoyama, K. Shoji and H. Nishiyama, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 13224
    DOI: 10.1039/C4CC05020G

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