Chiralyst Ru636

Chiralyst Ru636

[((R,R)-2-Amino-1,2-diphenylethyl)[(4-tolyl)sulfonyl]amido](chloro)(p-cymene)ruthenium(II)

CAS Number: 192139-92-7

Product class: M-C, Homogeneous Catalysts, M-N, Chiral Ligands, Arene/Aryl Ligands

Reaction type: Hydrogenation, Asymmetric Reactions, Asymmetric Hydrogenation, Transfer Hydrogenation

Chemical properties

Chemical formula

C31H35N2ClO2SRu

Empirical formula

Ru[(R,R)-TsDPEN](p-cymene)Cl

Molecular weight

636.22

Metal

Ru

Theoretical metal content

16

Physical state

powder

Color

orange

Metal purity

99.95

Applications & references

Synthesis of optically active 4-hydroxy-2,6,6-trimethyl-cyclohex-3-enone derivatives via enantioselective transfer hydrogenation of the corresponding enolethers for the production of (3S,3’S)-astaxantin.

Reference: WO2008 116714

Asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of functionalized ketones for the drug substance synthesis, e.g. rivastigimine for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

Reference: WO2010 0072798

Preparation of optically active aromatic epoxides by asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of a-chlorinated a-chlorinated ketones.   

Reference: Tetrah. 2004, 60, 7411 (DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2004.06.076)

Asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of benzyl with formic acid.

Reference: Org. Lett. 1999, 1, 1119 (DOI: 10.1021/ol990226a)