Chiralyst Rh756

(1,5-Cyclooctadiene)[(R,R)-1,2-bis[(ortho-methoxyphenyl)(phenyl)phosphino]ethane]rhodium(I) tetrafluoroborate


Product Number : 3000036060     CAS Number : 56977-92-5
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yellow orange

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Applications & References

Preparation of (S)-N-acetylcolchinol by asymmetrical hydrogenation of the corresponding enamine. Colchinol derivatives are useful for the treatment of diseases involving angiogenesis.

Reference: WO2006 067412

Synthesis of a-arylpropionic acids by catalytic asymmetrical hydrogenation of a-arylpropenioc acids starting from a-arylketones. 

Reference: WO909552

Intramolecular addition of amines to alkynes.

Reference: Tetrah. Lett. 1998, 39, 5961 (DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(98)01217-9)

Asymmetric hydrogenation reaction of an intermediate product in the synthesis of a N-Boc-phenylalanine pharmaceutical intermediate.

Reference: Org. Proc. Res. Proc. 2011, 15, 1163 (DOI: 10.1021/op200129m)

Synthesis of (2-pyridyl)alanines via asymmetric hydrogenation.

Reference: Org. Lett. 2001, 3, 3157 (DOI: 10.1021/ol016455q)

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