INCERTI-PRADILLOS, C.A., HUDSON, D. and MALKOV, A.V., 2015. Chiral counterion strategy in Cu-catalyzed asymmetric allylic oxidation of linear alkenes. Asymmetric Catalysis, 2(1): pp. 45-50.
Application of a chiral counter-ion strategy in the Kharasch-Sosnovsky reaction is reported. Copper(I) phosphates obtained from axially chiral, BINOL-derived phosphoric acids were investigated as catalysts in the
enantioselective allylic oxidation of acyclic alkenes. Good yields and high regioselectivity towards branched allylic ester have been achieved. The chiral phosphates investigated exhibited modest enantioselectivities.
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