Efficient preparation of optically pure C2-symmetrical cyclic amines for chiral auxiliary

Mitsuo Sato, Yasuhiko Gunji, Taketo Ikeno, Tohru Yamada

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Optically pure C2-symmetrical amines were efficiently synthesized from the corresponding diols obtained from the enantioselective borohydride reduction of the diketones catalyzed by the optically active β-ketoiminato cobalt(II) complex.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1434-1438
Number of pages5
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Jun 18


  • Asymmetric reduction
  • Borohydride
  • Chiral diols
  • Cobalt
  • Cyclic chiral amines

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry


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