Rhodium/phospholane-phosphite catalysts give unusually high regioselectivity in the enantioselective hydroformylation of vinyl arenes

Gary M. Noonan, Christopher J. Cobley*, Thomas Mahoney, Matthew L. Clarke

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Abstract

Using the phospholane-phosphite ligand, BOBPHOS, almost perfect regioselectivities and high enantioselectivities (up to 92% ee) are observed in Rh catalysed enantioselective hydroformylation of vinyl arenes. This can be achieved under solvent-free conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1475-1477
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume50
Issue number12
Early online date16 Dec 2013
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Feb 2014

Keywords

  • Asymmetric Hydroformylation
  • Diazaphospholane LIGANDS
  • Heterocyclic olefins
  • Rhodium(I) complexes
  • RH(I)-(R,S)-Binaphos
  • Aldehydes
  • Alkenes

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