Pt-Catalyzed Enantioselective Cycloisomerization for the Synthesis of Planar-Chiral Ferrocene Derivatives

Takanori Shibata, Ninna Uno, Tomoya Sasaki, Stephen Kyalo Kanyiva

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Enantioselective cycloisomerization of 2-ethynyl-1-ferrocenylbenzene derivatives proceeded by using a chiral cationic platinum catalyst at room temperature. The intramolecular reaction gave planar-chiral naphthalene- and anthracene-fused ferrocene derivatives with high to excellent ee.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6266-6272
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Aug 5


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  • Organic Chemistry

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