New ligands for asymmetric diethylzinc additions to aromatic aldehydes, demonstrating substrate-dependent nonlinear effects

Philip C. Bulman Page, Steven M. Allin, Suzanne J. Maddocks, Mark R. J. Elsegood

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The development of several aziridine-based ligands for the asymmetric addition of diethylzinc to a selection of aromatic aldehydes is described. Positive nonlinear effects were observed, and shown to display substrate dependency.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2827-2832
Number of pages6
JournalOrganic & Biomolecular Chemistry
Issue number24
Early online date26 Nov 2002
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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