A catalytic and enantioselective cyclopropylation of aldehydes using dicyclopropylzinc

Takanori Shibata, Hayami Tabira, Kenso Soai

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Enantioselective cyclopropylation of various aldehydes proceeds using dicyclopropylzinc in the presence of a catalytic amount of chiral amino alcohol or thiophosphoramidate with Ti(OPr1)4 to provide enantiomerically enriched cyclopropyl alkanols (up to 96.6% ee).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)177-178
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society - Perkin Transactions 1
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Jan 21


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