- Atropoisomeric (P,N) Ligands for the Highly Enantioselective Pd-Catalyzed Intramolecular Asymmetric α-Arylation of α-Branched Aldehydes
Pradeep Nareddy, Luca Mantilli, Laure Guénée, Clément Mazet*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 3826-3831
[ Highlighted in: Synfacts 2012, 0752 and in: Chimia 2012, 66, 345. ]
A short synthetic route readily gives access to a new class of chiral (P,N) ligands characterized by three distinct elements of chirality. These ligands are highly enantioselective in the challenging Pd-catalyzed intramolecular asymmetric α-arylation of α-branched aldehydes.
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Editor’s version DOI: 10.1002/anie.201108061