Copper-catalyzed asymmetric allylic substitution reactions with boron and silicon reagents

Masaya Sawamura

Hokkaido University

Kyoto University (Dr., 1989, Prof. Yoshihiko Ito). Kyoto University (Assist. Prof. 1989–1995), Univ. of Tokyo (Assist. Prof. 1995–96, Lecturer 1996–97, Assoc. Prof. 1997–2001). Hokkaido Univ. (Professor 2001–, Distinguished Professor 2016–present). Awards: The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Scientists (1996), The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Creative Work (2012), The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan, Nissan Chemical Industries Award for Novel Reaction & Method (2014). Nagoya Silver Medal of Organic Chemistry (2017).


Our recent studies on copper catalysis revealed that arenol-N-heterocyclic carbenes were privileged chiral ligands for asymmetric copper-catalyzed allylic substitution reactions [1–4]. This presentation will focus on the... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Masaya Sawamura (Hokkaido University)

Topic Areas

B - Catalysis processes & applications , B - Advanced synthesis and characterization , Si - Catalysis processes & applications , Si - Advanced synthesis and characterization


OS2a-217a » Advanced synthesis and characterization (13:30 - Tuesday, 4th July, 217a)

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