A highly enantioselective Brønsted acid catalyst for the Strecker reaction

Magnus Rueping*, Erli Sugiono, Cengiz Azap

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

184 Scopus citations

Abstract

(Chemical Equation Presented) An amenable route to amino acids: An optimized new chiral binol phosphate catalyst (see scheme; Ar = 9-phenanthryl) for the hydrocyanation of imines provides a convenient strategy for the enantioselective synthesis of α-amino acids and diamines.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2617-2619
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume45
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 10 2006

Keywords

  • Amino acids
  • Binol phosphate
  • Brønsted acids
  • Organocatalysis
  • Strecker reaction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'A highly enantioselective Brønsted acid catalyst for the Strecker reaction'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this