DHR Catalyst

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Dihydrorhamnal, (2S,3R,4S)-2-Methyltetrahydro-2H-pyran-3,4-diol
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powder or crystals

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reagent type: catalyst

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NONH for all modes of transport

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Carbohydrate/DBU Cocatalyzed Alkene Diboration: Mechanistic Insight Provides Enhanced Catalytic Efficiency and Substrate Scope
Yan L, et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 140, 3663-3673 (2018)
Lichao Fang et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 138(8), 2508-2511 (2016-02-09)
Catalytic enantioselective diboration of alkenes is accomplished with readily available carbohydrate-derived catalysts. Mechanistic experiments suggest the intermediacy of 1,2-bonded diboronates.
Lu Yan et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 140(10), 3663-3673 (2018-02-15)
A mechanistic investigation of the carbohydrate/DBU cocatalyzed enantioselective diboration of alkenes is presented. These studies provide an understanding of the origin of stereoselectivity and also reveal a strategy for enhancing reactivity and broadening the substrate scope.
Enantioselective alkene diboration is a valuable strategy for transforming unsaturated hydrocarbons into useful chiral building blocks.
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