Title

(R)- and (S)-enantioselective lithiation of (arene)tricarbonylchromium acetal complexes with chiral alkyllithiums

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1996

Publication Title

Chemical Communications

Issue

20

Abstract

The lithiation of (arene)tricarbonylchromium acetal complexes with the organolithium reagents derived from (1R)-menthyl chloride and (1R)-8-phenylmenthyl chloride occurs at the pro-R site (up to 70% ee) and the pro-S (up to 80% ee), respectively.

Comments

This article was first published in Chemical Communications and is available here. Copyright (2012) Royal Society of Chemistry.