Asymmetric autocatalytic reaction of 3-quinolylalkanol with amplification of enantiomeric excess

Takanori Shibata, Kaori Choji, Tadakatsu Hayase, Yasuo Aizu, Kenso Soai

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The enantiomeric excess of a chiral 3-quinolylalkanol increases from 8.9 to 88.1% by a series of asymmetric autocatalytic alkylations of quinoline-3-carbaldehyde using diisopropylzinc.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1235-1236
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Jan 1


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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