10. Enantiomerically Pure Acetals as Ligands for Asymmetric Catalysis
Synlett 1994, 551-552
DOI: 10.1055/s-1994-22925
Frost, C. G.; Williams, J. M. J.
Enantiomerically pure acetals derived from C2-symmetric diols have been examined as ligands for asymmetric catalysis. Ligands in which the acetal is tethered to an auxiliary donor atom have afforded good levels of enantioselectivity in palladium catalysed allylic substitution (up to 88% ee).