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Asymmetric organocatalysis of the addition of acetone to 2-nitrostyrene using N-diphenylphosphinyl-1,2-diphenylethane-1,2-diamine (PODPEN)

By David J. Morris, A. Simon Partridge, Charles Manville, Daurgidas Tomas Racys, G. Woodward, Gordon Docherty and Martin Wills


The highly enantioselective addition of acetone to 2-nitrostyrene, using N–diphenylphosphinyl-trans-1,2-diphenylethane-1,2-diamine (PODPEN) as catalyst, is described

Topics: QD
Publisher: Elsevier
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:wrap.warwick.ac.uk:3308

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