Efficient preparation of C2-symmetrical chiral ferrocenyl diols by catalytic enantioselective reduction of diacylferrocenes

Hirohide Sato, Hiroto Watanabe, Yuhki Ohtsuka, Taketo Ikeno, Shin Ichi Fukuzawa, Tohru Yamada

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Abstract

equation presented Enantioselective borohydride reduction, catalyzed by the optically active β-ketoiminato cobalt(III) complex, was successfully applied to the 1,1′-dialkanoyl- and 1,1′-dibenzoylferrocenes to afford the corresponding C2-symmetrical chiral ferrocenyl diols with high diastereoselectivity and excellent enantioselectivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3313-3316
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume4
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Sep 19

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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