An enantioselective Baylis-Hillman reaction catalyzed by chiral phosphines under atmospheric pressure

Tadakatsu Hayase, Takanori Shibata, Kenso Soai, Yasuo Wakatsuki

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Abstract

2,2′-Bis(diphenylphosphino)-1,1′-binaphthyl (BINAP) catalyzes the enantioselective Baylis-Hillman reaction between pyrimidine- 5-carbaldehydes and acrylates to provide chiral α-methylene ß-hydroxy esters in up to 44% ee under atmospheric pressure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1271-1272
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Jun 21
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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