Chiral Dirhodium(II) Carboxylates and Carboxamidates as Effective Chemzymes in Asymmetric Synthesis of Three-Membered Carbocycles

Frady Gouany, Ashraf GHANEM

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In this review the recent advances in the utilization of two of the most important classes of dirhodium(II) paddlewheel complexes, dirhodium(II) carboxylates and carboxamidates, as chemzymes in inter- and intramolecular asymmetric cyclopropanation, as well as cyclopropenation reactions are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)692-711
Number of pages20
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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