Enantioselective palladium catalyzed allylic substitution using chiral P,N,O Schiff base ligands

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23-29
Journal / PublicationJournal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 28 Dec 1999


Palladium complexes prepared in situ from [Pd(η3-C3H5)Cl]2 and a number of chiral Schiff ligands having hard and soft donor atoms were evaluated as catalysts for allylic substitution reaction. Enantioselectivity of up to 92% was observed.

Research Area(s)

  • Allylic, Enantioselectivity, Schiff ligand