Organocatalytic enantioselective Friedel-Crafts reactions of 1-naphthols with aldimines

Guixia Liu, Shilei Zhang, Hao Li, Tangzhi Zhang, Wei Wang

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Abstract

An organocatalytic enantioselective Friedel-Crafts reaction of 1-naphthols with aldimines has been developed. The method affords a direct access to chiral aminoarylnaphthols in good yields and with good to high enantioselectivities. (Figure Presented)

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)828-831
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume13
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 4 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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