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Molecules 2003, 8(5), 453-458;

Synthesis and Catalytic Activity of Two New Cyclic Tetraaza Ligands

Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Regensburg, D-93040 Regensburg, Germany
Current address: Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
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Received: 11 April 2003 / Revised: 9 May 2003 / Accepted: 9 May 2003 / Published: 31 May 2003
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Two new chiral cyclic tetraaza ligands were synthesized and characterized. Their catalytic activity was tested in the asymmetric addition of diethylzinc to benzaldehyde. The expected secondary alcohol was obtained in moderate yields, but with very low enantioselectivity. View Full-Text
Keywords: Chiral tetraaza ligands; asymmetric catalysis Chiral tetraaza ligands; asymmetric catalysis

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Fonseca, M.H.; Hjelmgaard, T.; König, B. Synthesis and Catalytic Activity of Two New Cyclic Tetraaza Ligands. Molecules 2003, 8, 453-458.

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