Asymmetric hydrogenation catalysed by rhodium complexes of (2R,4R)-bis(diphenylphosphinomethyl)dioxolan. A stable rhodium dihydride derived from a chelating diphosphine complex

John M. Brown, Penny A. Chaloner, Gérard Descotes, Robert Glaser, Dominique Lafont, Denis Sinou

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Abstract

The mechanism of hydrogenation by rhodium complexes of the diphosphine, (2R,4R)-bis(diphenylphosphinomethyl)dioxolan, is deduced from phosphorus-31 n.m.r. studies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)611-613
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number14
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1979

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