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Chiral dirhodium catalysts: A new era for asymmetric catalysis


El-Deftar, M and Adly, FG and Gardiner, MG and Ghanem, A, Chiral dirhodium catalysts: A new era for asymmetric catalysis, Current Organic Chemistry, 16, (15) pp. 1808-1836. ISSN 1385-2728 (2012) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.2174/138527212802651368


The catalysis by dirhodium paddlewheel complexes has been an area of immense interest and extensive study over the past three decades - not only because most of the catalysts are highly stable to heat, moisture and ambient atmosphere but also for the asymmetric induction in the ylide generation. In this review, we attempt to provide an overview on the general preparation method for most homogeneous chiral dirhodium(II) catalysts that have appeared to date and their recent applications in asymmetric catalysis with iodonium ylides as carbenoid precursors.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:asymmetric catalysis, chiral catalysts, dirhodium catalysts, enantioselectivity, homogenous catalysts, stereoselrctive reactions
Research Division:Chemical Sciences
Research Group:Organic chemistry
Research Field:Organic chemical synthesis
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in the chemical sciences
UTAS Author:Gardiner, MG (Associate Professor Michael Gardiner)
ID Code:78552
Year Published:2012
Web of Science® Times Cited:18
Deposited By:Chemistry
Deposited On:2012-07-07
Last Modified:2013-04-22
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