Copper(i)-catalysed asymmetric allylic reductions with hydrosilanes.


A copper(i)-catalysed asymmetric allylic reduction enables a regio- and stereoselective transfer of a hydride nucleophile in an SN2'-fashion onto allylic bromides. This transformation represents a conceptually orthogonal approach to allylic substitution reactions with carbon nucleophiles. A copper(i) complex based upon a chiral N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC… (More)
DOI: 10.1039/c7cc07008j


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