Asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of ketimines by indoline as recyclable hydrogen donor

Kodai Saito, Hiromitsu Miyashita, Takahiko Akiyama

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(Chemical Equation Presented) The chiral phosphoric acid catalyzed enantioselective transfer hydrogenation of various ketimines was achieved by the use of 2-aryl indoline as the hydrogen donor. Corresponding chiral amines were obtained in good chemical yields with excellent enantioselectivities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5312-5315
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Oct 17
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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