Chemfiles Volume 6 Article 1

BINOLS are a privileged class of ligands within the field of asymmetric catalysis. These ligands have exhibited high levels of enantiocontrol in many synthetic transformations. Sigma-Aldrich is pleased to offer a comprehensive range of BINOL derivatives for your catalysis research efforts. Most products are available in both enantiomeric forms, with their respective product numbers shown.

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  1. Additional information covering the chemistry of (R)- and (S)-BINOL can be found in a comprehensive review: Brunel, J. M. Chem. Rev. 2005, 105, 857.

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