Synfacts 2019; 15(10): 1133
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1690666
Metals in Synthesis
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Regio- and Enantioselective Cobalt-Catalyzed Allylic Amination

Paul Knochel
Simon Graßl
Ghorai S, Chirke SS, Xu W.-B, Chen J.-F, Li C. * Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Beijing National Laboratory of Molecular Sciences, P. R. of China
Cobalt-Catalyzed Regio- and Enantioselective Allylic Amination.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019;
141: 11430-11434
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Publication Date:
17 September 2019 (online)



The authors report an enantioselective cobalt-catalyzed allylic amination of racemic ­allylic carbonates that leads to highly branched products.



A broad range of aliphatic and aromatic amines are used, providing a variety of amines in excellent yields and enantioselectivities.