Synthesis 2007(20): 3257-3260  
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-983830
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A Conjugate Reduction Pathway to Chiral Silanes Using CuH

Bruce H. Lipshutz*, Ching-Tien Lee, Benjamin R. Taft
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
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Publication History

Received 28 March 2007
Publication Date:
30 July 2007 (online)

Abstract

Experimental details concerning asymmetric 1,4-reduction of β-silylated-β,β-disubstituted enoates catalyzed by CuH are described. High yields and enantiomeric excesses are to be expected when Solvias’ JOSIPHOS bis-phosphine PPF-P(t-Bu)2 is used as a nonracemic ligand.

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Catalog # L14561. PMHS purchased from Acros does not give the same results.

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