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Asymmetric Catalysis of Nozaki-Hiyama Allylation and Methallylation with A New Tridentate Bis(oxazolinyl)carbazole Ligand

Masahiro Inoue, Takahiro Suzuki and Masahisa Nakada*

*Department of Chemistry, School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, 3-4-1 Ohkubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8555, Japan, Email:

M. Inoue, T. Suzuki, M. Nakada, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 1140-1141.

DOI: 10.1021/ja021243p


A tridentate ligand for the asymmetric catalysis of Nozaki-Hiyama allowed the allylation and methallylation of various aldehydes with good enantioselectivity. Another remarkable feature of this ligand is the stability of the Cr-ligand complex which can be recovered and recycled.

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Key Words

Nozaki-Hiyama Coupling, Allylic Alcohols

ID: J48-Y2003-1310