The influence of ligand bite angle on the enantioselectivity of copper(II)-catalysed Diels-Alder reactions

Ian W. Davies, Linda Gerena, Laurie Castonguay, Chris H. Senanayake, Robert D. Larsen, Thomas R. Verhoeven, Paul J. Reider

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Abstract

Novel spirobis(oxazolines) provide excellent levels of stereocontrol in copper-catalysed Diels-Alder reactions; the larger the ligand bite angle the higher the enantioselection (up to 98.4% ee).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1753-1754
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number15
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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