Asymmetric Brønsted acid-catalyzed aza-Diels-Alder reaction of cyclic C-acylimines with cyclopentadiene

Magnus Rueping*, Sadiya Raja

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Abstract

A new chiral Brønsted acid-catalyzed aza-Diels-Alder reaction of cyclic C-acylimines with cyclopentadiene has been developed. The reaction provides optically active aza-tetracycles in good yields with high diastereo- and enantioselectivities under mild reaction conditions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1819-1824
Number of pages6
JournalBeilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry
Volume8
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 23 2012

Keywords

  • BINOL phosphate; [4 + 2] cycloaddition
  • Diels-Alder reaction
  • Organocatalysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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