Rhodium-catalyzed enantioselective cyclopropanation of olefins with N-sulfonyl 1,2,3-triazoles

Stepan Chuprakov, Sen Wai Kwok, Li Zhang, Lukas Lercher, Valery V. Fokin

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(Figure Presented) N-Sulfonyl 1,2,3-triazoles readily form rhodium(II) azavinyl carbenes, which react with olefins to produce cyclopropanes with excellent diastereo- and enantioselectivity and in high yield.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18034-18035
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number50
Publication statusPublished - 23 Dec 2009
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Catalysis
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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