62. Rhodium(II) (S)-N-(arylsulfonyl)prolinate catalyzed asymmetric insertions of vinyl- and phenylcarbenoids into the Si–H bond

Authors: Huw M.L. Davies, Tore Hansen, James Rutberg, Paul R. Bruzinski

Tetrahedron Lett., 

19973810, 1741-1744


Allylsilanes or benzylsilanes of high enantiomeric purity (77–95% ee) are formed from the rhodium(II) (S)-N-[p-(dodecylphenyl)sulfonyl]prolinate (1) catalyzed decomposition of vinyldiazomethanes or phenyldiazomethanes in the presence of dimethylphenylsilane (3).

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