The Synthesis of (+) and (-)-2,3,-O-Isopropylidene-2,3-Dihydroxy-1,4-Bis(Diphenylarsino)Butane and Their Use in Asymmetric Catalysis

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Terence "Terry" Nile, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: (+)- and (-)-2 ,3-O-isopropylidene-2,3-dihydroxy-1,4-bis(diphenylarsino)butane, the arsenic analogs of (+)- and (-)-diop have been synthesized in good yields. These ligands give similar optical yields to diop in the asymmetric hydrosilylation of ketones, but lower optical yields for the asymmetric hydrogenation of a-acetamidocinnamic acid, but, in this case, yield the isomer having the opposite configuration to diop.

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Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 170, 175 (1979).
Language: English
Date: 1979
Synthesis, asymmetric hydrosilylation, hydrogenation

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