Synlett 2010(13): 2041-2044  
DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1258540
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Asymmetric CuH-Catalyzed 1,4-Reductions in Water at Room Temperature

Shenlin Huang, Karl R. Voigtritter, John B. Unger, Bruce H. Lipshutz*
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
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Publication History

Received 18 June 2010
Publication Date:
02 August 2010 (eFirst)

Abstract

Taking advantage of micellar catalysis in water, asymmetric hydrosilylation reactions can now be conducted at ambient temperatures using water, and only water, as the global medium.