Synfacts 2007(9): 0954-0954  
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-968858
Metal-Catalyzed Asymmetric Synthesis and Stereoselective Reactions
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Enantioselective Allylation of Imines Using a Pincer Complex

Contributor(s): Hisashi Yamamoto, Marina Naodovic
J. Aydin, K. S. Kumar, M. J. Sayah, O. A. Wallner, K. J. Szabó*
Stockholm University, Sweden
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Publication Date:
23 August 2007 (online)


The chiral pincer complex described here is successfully employed for the allylation of sulfonimines. It is important to recognize that the level of enantioselectivity achieved is the highest for pincer complex catalyzed allylations and for palladium-catalyzed allylation of sulfonimines.