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Asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of aryl ketoesters with chiral double-chain surfactant-type catalyst in water

Abstract

A chiral double-chain surfactant-type ligand was designed and synthesized. The rhodium catalyst formed from the ligand can self-assemble into chiral vesicular aggregates in water, which was applied to ATH of broad range of aromatic ketoesters in neat water and gave up to 99% yield and 99% ee. In addition, this double-chain surfactant-type catalyst could also be applied to the dynamic kinetic resolution (DKR) of bicyclic β-ketoesters in water

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The article was received on 05 Jun 2017, accepted on 06 Oct 2017 and first published on 09 Oct 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01639E
Citation: Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
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    Asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of aryl ketoesters with chiral double-chain surfactant-type catalyst in water

    J. li, Z. Lin, Q. Huang, Q. Wang, L. Tang, J. Zhu and J. Deng, Green Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01639E

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