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Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation of Functionalized Acetylenic Ketones

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posted on 2016-02-18, 22:48 authored by Zhijia Fang, Martin Wills
A systematic study of the asymmetric transfer hydrogenations of functionalized acetylenic ketones and diketones has been completed, together with a total synthesis of (S,S)-(−)-yashabushidiol B. In several cases, excellent enantioselectivities and yields were achieved.