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Enantioselective Catalysis, 139 [1]. A Chiral Cyclic Amidine Containing a Pyridine Substituent - Synthesis, Coordination Chemistry, Catalysis

  • Henri Brunner EMAIL logo , Reinhard J. Maier and M. Zabel

Reaction of the 1,3-diamine 1 with the methylester of /V,/V-dimethyl-L-phenylalanine 2 afforded the chiral cylic amidine 4 with a pyridine substituent. The CuCl2 complex of the hydrochloride of ligand 4 has the structure of a trigonal bipyramide. In the Cu-catalyzed cyclopropanation of styrene with ethyl diazoacetate the new multi-nitrogen ligand gave optical inductions up to 15% ee.

Received: 2001-5-17
Published Online: 2014-6-2
Published in Print: 2001-10-1

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