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Polymer-supported beta-amino thioesters as catalysts for the enantioselective addition of diethylzinc to aldehydes

Eriksen, H.S. and Oyaga, S.C. and Sherrington, D.C. and Gibson, C.L. (2005) Polymer-supported beta-amino thioesters as catalysts for the enantioselective addition of diethylzinc to aldehydes. Synlett, 2005 (8). pp. 1235-1238. ISSN 0936-5214

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Abstract

A series of novel polymer-supported thioesters were prepared and found to be effective catalysts for the enantioselective addition of diethylzinc to benzaldehyde. These catalysts gave 1-phenylpropanol in up to 86% ee. The catalysts were fully recyclable and could be used in subsequent additions with retention of the enantioselectivity and efficiency levels.