Substituted Pyridylamide Ligands in Microwave-Accelerated Mo(0)-Catalysed Allylic Alkylations
Oscar Belda, Christina Moberg*
*Department of Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, KTH, 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden, Email: kimokth.se
O. Belda, C. Moberg, Synthesis, 2002, 1601-1603.
Bis-pyridylamides were used in a regioselective Molybdenium-catalyzed asymmetric allylation of carbonates. Some 4-substituted pyridyl ligands exhibited high regioselectivity and enantioselectivity, whereas 6-substituted ligands afforded no product under the same conditions.
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