Chiralyst Rh640



Product Number : 3000036061     CAS Number : 219944-99-7
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orange brown

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Applications & References

Asymmetric reduction of a-sulfonyloxy acetophenone compound yielding an optically active 2-sulfonyloxy-1-phenylethanol derivative with high enantiomer excess.

Reference: WO2008 054155

Transfer hydrogenation of aromatic ß-ketoester for the synthesis of secondary aminoalcohols.

Reference: WO2005 028437

Asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of N-sulfonyl ketimine derivatives.

Reference: Tetrah. Asym. 2010, 21, 800 (DOI: 10.1016/j.tetasy.2010.04.047)

Asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of 2-tosyloxy-1-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanones derivatives leading to an efficient synthetic route of ß-adrenergic agonists.

Reference: Tetrah. Asym. 2007, 18, 2662 (DOI: 10.1016/j.tetasy.2007.10.046)

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