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Current Organic Chemistry


ISSN (Print): 1385-2728
ISSN (Online): 1875-5348

Catalytic Enantioselective Cycloaddition with Chiral Lewis Bases

Author(s): Claudia Lalli, Julien Brioche, Guillaume Bernadat and Geraldine Masson

Volume 15, Issue 24, 2011

Page: [4108 - 4127] Pages: 20

DOI: 10.2174/138527211798109178

Price: $65


Over the past decade, chiral Lewis base-catalysed cycloadditions has brought about numerous methods for the enantioselective synthesis of carbocycles and heterocycles. This short review covers some of the advances made in the area of absolute stereocontrol in this higher order cycloaddition.

Keywords: Cycloaddition, organocatalysis, asymmetric, Lewis base, phosphine catalysts, amine catalysts, organic synthesis, asymmetric cycloaddition, Diels-Alder transformations, carbocycles, heterocycles, cyclopropanes, alkaloids, bioactive molecules, stereochemistry

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