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Ir(I)-Catalyzed Enantioselective Decarboxylative Allylic Etherification: A General Method for the Asymmetric Synthesis of Aryl Allyl Ethers

Dongeun Kim, Srinivasa Reddy, Om V. Singh, Jae Seung Lee, Suk Bin Kong and Hyunsoo Han*

*Department of Chemistry, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78249, United States, Email:

D. Kim, S. Reddy, O. V. Singh, J. S. Lee, S. B. Kong, H. Han, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 512-515.

DOI: 10.1021/ol3033237

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A general, Ir(I)-catalyzed enantioselective decarboxylative allylic etherification of aryl allyl carbonates provides aryl allyl ethers with high stereoselection.

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Key Words

Allylic Alcohols, Ethers

ID: J54-Y2013-0300