Grant-in-Aid for Specially Promoted Research: Design of High-Performance Organocatalysts for the Application to Fine Organic Synthesis SitemapJapanese
  • Maruoka Group, Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
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Research [Acid Organocatalyst]

 Chiral Brønsted acids such as phospholic acids and thioureas are important acid organocatalysts in asymmetric synthesis, and our group has developed axially chiral dicarboxylic acids of type 1 as chiral acid organocatalysts for various transformations (Scheme 1).

Scheme 1