Iridium-catalyzed enantioselective formal [4+2] cycloaddition of biphenylene and alkynes for the construction of axial chirality

Takanori Shibata, Go Nishizawa, Kohei Endo

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Abstract

Chiral iridium complex catalyzed a formal [4+2] cycloaddition of biphenylene with disubstituted alkynes, which was initiated by carbon-carbon bond cleavage. Axially chiral 9,10-disubstituted phenanthrenes were enantiomerically obtained.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)765-768
Number of pages4
JournalSynlett
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Mar 18

Keywords

  • Alkynes
  • Asymmetric catalysis
  • Cycloadditions
  • Iridium
  • Rhodium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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