Chiral Bifunctional Ferrocenylphosphines as New Catalysts for aza- Morita-Baylis-Hillman Reactions of N-Sulfonated Imines with Methyl Vinyl Ketone

Author(s): Haiwen Hu, Qian Tang, Aiping Tu, Weihui Zhong

Journal Name: Current Organocatalysis

Volume 2 , Issue 1 , 2015

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A series of new chiral bifunctional Ferrocenylphosphines was designed, synthesized and applied for the asymmetric aza-Morita-Baylis-Hillman reaction of N-sulfonated imines with methyl vinyl ketone (MVK). The reaction proceeded under mild conditions to afford the desired aza-MBH adducts in moderate to high yields with up to 56% ee value.

Keywords: aza-MBH adducts, aza-Morita-Baylis-Hillman reaction, chiral bifunctional ferrocenylphosphines, organocatalyst.

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Year: 2015
Published on: 25 February, 2015
Page: [58 - 63]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/2213337201666141111225445

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