Ru-catalyzed β-selective and enantioselective addition of amines to styrenes initiated by direct arene-exchange

Maiko Otsuka, Hiroya Yokoyama, Kohei Endo, Takanori Shibata

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Abstract

A catalytic β-selective addition of amines to styrenes proceeded in the presence of cationic Ru complexes combined with diphosphine ligands. In the reaction of α-methylstyrene, an enantioselective addition was achieved by using xylylBINAP.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3815-3818
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic and Biomolecular Chemistry
Volume10
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 May 21

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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