Palladium-Catalyzed Asymmetric α-Arylation of Alkylnitriles
Chee, Kwok Wei
Zhou, Jianrong Steve
Date of Issue2016
School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Asymmetric arylation of alkylnitriles forms quaternary stereocenters in good enantiocontrol for the first time. A lithium heterodimer consisting of an alkylnitrile anion and a disilylamide ion is the actual species responsible for the stereodetermining transmetalation in the catalytic cycle.
Journal of the American Chemical Society
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