Enantioselective CO2 fixation catalyzed by optically active cobalt complexes

Hirotaka Tanaka, Yasunori Kitaichi, Mitsuo Sato, Taketo Ikeno, Tohru Yamada

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Abstract

In the presence of a catalytic amount of optically active cobalt complexes and amine bases, a racemic epoxide, such as N,N-diphenylaminomethyloxirane, reacted with gaseous carbon dioxide to afford the optically active cyclic carbonate along with the optically active starting epoxide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)676-677
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume33
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Jun 5

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