Rhodium-catalyzed asymmetric hydroarylation of 3-pyrrolines giving 3-arylpyrrolidines: Protonation as a key step

Chau Ming So, Satoshi Kume, Tamio Hayashi

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A hydroxorhodium complex coordinated with (R)-segphos was found to catalyze the hydroarylation of 3-pyrrolines with arylboroxines under neutral conditions to give 3-arylpyrrolidines with high enantioselectivity in high yields.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10990-10993
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number30
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jul 2013
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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