Nickel-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrocyanation of Allenes
Jinguo Long, Jihui Gao and Xianjie Fang*
*School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 800 Dongchuan Road, Shanghai 200240, People's Republic of China, Email: fangxjsjtu.edu.cn
J. Long, J. Gao, X. Fang, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 376-380.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b03938 (free Supporting Information)
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A (R,R)-Ph-BPE-Ni(0) complex catalyzes an enantioselective hydrocyanation of allenes to provide optically active allylic nitriles in good yield with excellent enantioselectivities.
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R. Yu, X. Fang, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 493-496.