Synfacts 2011(3): 0298-0298  
DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1259491
Metal-Catalyzed Asymmetric Synthesis and Stereoselective Reactions
© Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart ˙ New York

Catalytic Enantioselective Synthesis of Diarylmethanols

Contributor(s): Hisashi Yamamoto, Kimberly Griffin
Y. Nakagawa, Y. Muramatsu, T. Harada*
Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
Further Information

Publication History

Publication Date:
16 February 2011 (online)


The authors describe a novel method of creating enantiomerically enriched diarylmethanols, which are important precursors of biologically active compounds. The high tolerance to various functional groups is a strong advantage of this method over other methods.