Tsutomu Katsuki and co-workers at Kyushu University have reported on a ruthenium catalyzed kinetic resolution of racemic secondary alcohols via oxidation.
Posted by naturalproductman on July 24, 2013
Kenichi Yamada and co-workers at Kyoto University have reported in JACS on a kinetic resolution approach to resolve 1,2-diols.
Posted by naturalproductman on May 9, 2013
Jeffrey Johnson and co-workers at UNC have reported in Org Lett on a dynamic kinetic resolution.
Posted by naturalproductman on December 5, 2012
Scptt Rychnovsky and co-workers have reported in JACS on a clever way to determine the stereochemical configuration of a primary amine by using mass spectrometry. This may be useful when you only have a small amount of material.
Posted by naturalproductman on October 30, 2012
Benjamin List and colleague have reported in JACS on a deracemization reaction taking advantage of a ketene-dithioacetal intermediate.
Posted by naturalproductman on April 19, 2012
Jeffrey Johnson and co-workers from UNC have reported in JACS on a dynamic kinetic resolution of substituted alpha-keto esters.
Posted by naturalproductman on February 10, 2012
Vladimir Birman and co-workers at Washington University in St. Louis have reported in JOC on a kinetic resolution of secondary alcohols using an amidine catalyst.
Posted by naturalproductman on January 25, 2012
Biswanath Das and co-workers at Indian Institute of Chemical Technology have reported in the European Journal of Organic Chemistry on the synthesis of
Posted by naturalproductman on December 2, 2011
Pierre van de Weghe and co-workers at Université de Rennes have reported in Organic Letters on their progress towards portentol using a Prins reaction.
Posted by naturalproductman on November 21, 2011
Jeffrey Bode and co-workers at ETH Zurich have reported in JACS on a kinetic resolution of cyclic secondary amides using N-heterocyclic carbenes as an organocatalyst.