ORGANIC LETTERS, vol.9, no.17, pp.3477-3479, 2007 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
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Ferrocenyl-substituted aziridinylmethanol (Fam-1) has been used as a chiral catalyst with titanium for enantioselective alkynylation of aromatic, heteroaromatic, aliphatic, and alpha,beta-unsaturated aldehydes to give the corresponding propargylic alcohols in up to 96% yield and 96% ee. The ligand can be prepared easily and recycled.