Brønsted acid differentiated metal catalysis by kinetic discrimination

Magnus Rueping*, René M. Koenigs

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A Brønsted acid differentiated metal catalyzed hydrogenation has been developed. A combinatorial variation of chiral triflylamides with achiral metal complexes results in a highly active catalyst for the asymmetric reduction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)304-306
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 7 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films


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