Silver(i)-mediated highly enantioselective synthesis of axially chiral allenes under thermal and microwave-assisted conditions

Vanessa Kar Yan Lo, Cong Ying Zhou, Man Kin Wong, Chi Ming Che

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Silver(i) salts mediated stereospecific transformation of optically active propargylamines to axially chiral allenes with excellent enantioselectivities (17 examples with 96-99% ee; one substrate with 91% ee) without subsequent racemization.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)213-215
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 5 Feb 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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