Efficient Preparation of Optically Pure C2-Symmetrical Cyclic Amines for Chiral Auxiliary
Mitsuo Sato, Yasuhiko Gunji, Taketo Ikeno, Tohru Yamada*
*Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama 223-8522, Japan, Email: yamadachem.keio.ac.jp
M. Sato, Y. Gunji, T. Ikeno, T. Yamada, Synthesis, 2004, 1434-1438.
Optically pure C2-symmetrical cyclic amines were efficiently synthesized from the corresponding diols obtained from an enantioselective borohydride reduction of diketones in the presence of a chiral β-ketoiminato cobalt(II) catalyst.
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