45. Rhodium Catalysed Tandem Conjugate Addition-Protonation: An Enantioselective Synthesis of 2-Substituted Succinic Esters
Chemical Communications 2004, 1984-1985
DOI: 10.1039/b406905f
Moss, R. J.; Wadsworth, K. J.; Chapman, C. J.; Frost, C. G.
The rhodium-catalysed addition of potassium trifluoro(organo) borates to dimethyl itaconate generates an intermediate complex which on protonation provides enantioenriched succinic esters.