Co(II)-salen-catalyzed asymmetric intramolecular cyclopropanation

Tatsuya Uchida, Biswajit Saha, Tsutomu Katsuki

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Optically active Co(II)-salen complexes (5 and 7) were found to catalyze highly enantioselective intramolecular cyclopropanation of 2-alkenyl α-diazoacetates in the presence of N-methylimidazole under high substrate concentration.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2521-2524
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - Mar 26 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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