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Enantioselective Allylation of Imines Using a Pincer Complex
J. Aydin, K. S. Kumar, M. J. Sayah, O. A. Wallner, K. J. Szabó*
Stockholm University, Sweden
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.