Practical synthetic approach to chiral sulfonimides (CSIs) - Chiral bronsted acids for organocatalysis

Hao He, Ling Yan Chen, Wai Yeung WONG, Wing Hong CHAN, Albert W M LEE

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Abstract

A general approach to the synthesis of optically pure 3,3'diaryl chiral sulfonimides (CSIs) from racemic BINOL has been developed. ortho-Lithiation is directed by the sulfonyl groups, and the resulting dihalides serve as the common precursors for the aryl-substituted CSIs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4181-4184
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Journal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number22
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2010

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

User-Defined Keywords

  • Bransted acids
  • Chirality
  • Organocatalysis
  • Sulfonimides

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