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Enantioselective Synthesis of 3-Allylindolizines via Sequential Rh-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylation and Tschitschibabin Reaction

Ke Li and Changkun Li*

*School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 800 Dongchuan Road, Shanghai 200240, China, Email:

K. Li, C. Li, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 9456-9461.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.0c03383

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A Rh-catalyzed asymmetric allylation followed by a Tschitschibabin reaction enables a highly regio- and enantioselective synthesis of 3-allylindolizines in very good yield and high ee with the help of tert-butyl-substituted chiral bisoxazolinephosphine ligand.

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