The first asymmetric Sonogashira coupling for the enantioselective generation of planar chirality in paracyclophanes

Kazumasa Kanda, Tamami Koike, Kohei Endo, Takanori Shibata

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The double Sonogashira coupling of diiodoparacyclophanes with alkynes proceeded to give planarly chiral dialkynylparacyclophanes; a chiral Pd catalyst, which was prepared in situ from PdCl2(CH 3CN)2 and Taniaphos, realized the first asymmetric Sonogashira coupling with up to ca. 80% ee.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1870-1872
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jun 25


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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