Palladium-catalysed enantio- and regioselective (3 + 2) cycloaddition reactions of sulfamidate imine-derived 1-azadienes towards spirocyclic cyclopentanes
An enantio- and diastereoselective Pd-catalysed (3 + 2) cycloaddition of bis(trifluoroethyl) 2-vinyl-cyclopropane-1,1-dicarboxylate (VCP) with cyclic sulfamidate imine-derived 1-azadienes (SDAs) has been developed. These reactions provide highly functionalized spiroheterocycles having three contiguous stereocentres, including a tetrasubstituted carbon bearing an oxygen functionality. The two geminal trifluoroethyl ester moieties can be manipulated in a facially selective manner to afford more diversely decorated spirocycles with four contiguous stereocentres. In addition, diastereoselective reduction of the imine moiety can also afford a fourth stereocentre and exposes the important 1,2-amino alcohol functionality.
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