Summary: Bis(oxazolines) 1 - 5 were examined in copper(II)-catalyzed asymmetric Diels-Alder reactions of acrylimide 6 and cyclopentadiene. Highly enantioselective reactions were attained with ligand 1 (up to 95% e.e.) as well as good endo selectivity (39:1) in the Cu(SbF6)2-catalyzed process.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Drug Discovery
- Organic Chemistry