Kinetic resolution of phosphoryl and sulfonyl esters of 1,1′-bi-2-naphthol has been achieved via the Pd-catalyzed alcoholysis of their vinyl ethers. The highest krel value reached 36.8 with substrate 3c, and (R)-3c 99.0% ee was obtained in 43% isolated yield.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry