Enantiomerically pure sulfur/nitrogen ligands have been prepared in one step from amino alcohols and 2-(methylthio)benzonitrile. We have successfully employed these ligands for enantioselective palladium catalysed allylic substitution, with asymmetric induction of up to 80% ee.
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