Towards energetically viable asymmetric deprotonations

Linsey Sarah Bennie, William Kerr, Michael Middleditch, Allan Watson

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A novel chiral magnesium bisamide has enabled the development of effective asymmetric deprotonation protocols at substantially more elevated temperatures. This new, structurally simple, C2-symmetric magnesium complex displays excellent levels of asymmetric efficiency and energy reduction in the synthesis of enantioenriched enol silanes
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2264-2266
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • chemical communication
  • chemistry
  • chiral magnesium bisamide


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