Synthesis 2010(20): 3486-3492  
DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1258205
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Synthesis of Enantiopure Planar-Chiral Thiourea Derivatives

Jakob F. Schneidera, Roland Fröhlichb, Jan Paradies*a
a Institute for Organic Chemistry, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Fritz-Haber-Weg 6, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
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b Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Münster, Corrensstrasse 40, 48149 Münster, Germany
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Received 14 May 2010
Publication Date:
13 August 2010 (eFirst)


An efficient access to enantiopure pseudo-geminally substituted 4-amino-13-bromo[2.2]paracyclophane is described. The aminobromide was employed in cross-coupling reactions to yield arylated 4-amino[2.2]paracyclophanes. The amines were converted into enantiopure planar-chiral thioureas, which are potential hydrogen-bond donors for enantioselective organocatalysis.