Enantio- and periselective nitroalkene Diels-Alder reaction

Maurice J. Narcis, Daniel J. Sprague, Burjor Captain, Norito Takenaka

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Abstract

The periselective Diels-Alder reaction of 5-substituted pentamethylcyclopentadienes and nitroethylene has been realized by helical-chiral hydrogen bond donor catalysts. To our knowledge, this represents the first asymmetric catalytic nitroalkene Diels-Alder reaction via activation of nitroalkene, and thus establishes its proof-of-principle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9134-9136
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic and Biomolecular Chemistry
Volume10
Issue number46
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 14 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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