Rhodium catalysed conjugate addition of a chiral alkenyltrifluoroborate salt: The enantioselective synthesis of hermitamides A and B

Christopher Frost, Stephen Penrose, Robert Gleave

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Abstract

The concise enantioselective synthesis of hermitamides A and B is presented utilising a rhodium catalysed conjugate addition reaction to introduce the side chain and chiral information in a single step via an alkenyltrifluoroborate salt.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4340-4347
Number of pages8
JournalOrganic and Biomolecular Chemistry
Volume6
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Keywords

  • Addition reactions
  • Rhodium
  • Chemical reactions
  • Aromatic hydrocarbons

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