Synfacts 2005(1): 0153-0153  
DOI: 10.1055/s-2005-872126
Metal-Mediated Synthesis
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Enantioselective Allylation of Hydrazones by Allylindium Complexes

Contributor(s): Paul Knochel, Andrei Gavryushin
G. R. Cook*, R. Kargbo, B. Maity
North Dakota State University, USA
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21. September 2005 (online)


This is the first example of an indium-mediated enantioselective allylation of hydrazones with a catalytic amount (10 mol%) of a chiral additive. An interesting and rare example of enantioselective catalysis in the field of organo­indium chemistry is presented.