Selective bromocyclization of 2-geranylphenols promoted by phosphite-urea cooperative catalysts

Yasuhiro Sawamura, Hidefumi Nakatsuji, Matsujiro Akakura, Akira Sakakura, Kazuaki Ishihara

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Abstract

Nucleophilic phosphite-urea cooperative catalysts are highly efficient for the bromonium-induced cyclization of 2-geranylphenols. Phosphite-N,N'- dimethylurea catalysts also show moderate activity, probably due to the steric effect of their bent conformation. Chirality 26:355-359, 2014.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)356-360
Number of pages5
JournalChirality
Volume26
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2014

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Keywords

  • 2-geranylphenol
  • N N'-dimethylurea
  • bromocyclization
  • bromophosphonium salt
  • phosphite
  • steric effect
  • urea

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Catalysis
  • Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery
  • Spectroscopy
  • Organic Chemistry

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