Asymmetric induction by amino acid ligands in chromium(II)-assisted reduction of ketones

Julianna Gyarmati, Csongor Hajdu, Zoltán Dinya, Károly Micskei, Claudia Zucchi, Gyula Pályi

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Asymmetric reduction of acetophenone by Cr(II)/amino acid/water/DMF system is reported. Chemical yields up to 94%, enantiomeric excesses up to 74% were observed. The relevance to the Nozaki-Hiyama-Kishi reaction is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)106-109
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 31 1999



  • Asymmetric reduction
  • Chromium
  • Ketones
  • Nozaki-Hiyama-Kishi reaction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry

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