Synthesis and applications of chiral phosphinines

ORGN 293

Jason R. Bell, and Charles M. Garner, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97348, Waco, TX 76798
The synthesis of the first C2 chiral pyrylium salt and phosphinine (phosphabenzene) are reported. The chiral phosphinine is shown to effectively form complexes with metals, and preliminary results of the use of the phosphinine as a ligand for asymmetric catalysis is reported.

Heterocycles and Aromatics
1:00 PM-5:20 PM, Monday, August 17, 2009 Walter E. Washington Convention Center -- 206, Oral

Division of Organic Chemistry

The 238th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 16-20, 2009