Asymmetric Synergy Between Chiral Dienes and Diphosphines in Cationic Rh(I)-Catalyzed Intramolecular [4 + 2] Cycloaddition

ArticleinJournal of the American Chemical Society 128(39):12648-9 · November 2006with3 Reads
Impact Factor: 12.11 · DOI: 10.1021/ja0650100 · Source: PubMed

High enantioselective [4 + 2] cycloaddition can be achieved by cationic Rh complexes bearing not only chiral phosphine but also chiral diene. This is the first example of asymmetric synergy between chiral dienes and diphosphines.