Synfacts 2009(6): 0631-0631  
DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1217150
Metal-Catalyzed Asymmetric Synthesis and Stereoselective Reactions
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Diastereoselective Ruthenium-Catalyzed Aminoallylation

Contributor(s): Mark Lautens, David A. Candito
E. Skucas, J. R. Zbieg, M. J. Krische*
University of Texas at Austin, USA
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Publication Date:
25 May 2009 (online)


The authors report a highly dia­stereoselective anti-aminoallylation of aldehydes under ruthenium-catalyzed transfer hydrogenation conditions providing 1,2-amino alcohols. Previous reports of ruthenium-catalyzed allylations lacked stereocontrol.