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A bisdirectional enantioselective Heck-Matsuda reaction

Grant number: 19/11337-2
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): July 01, 2019
Effective date (End): January 31, 2021
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Chemistry - Organic Chemistry
Principal Investigator:Carlos Roque Duarte Correia
Grantee:Daniel Lucas Pinho Feitosa Couto
Home Institution: Instituto de Química (IQ). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:14/25770-6 - New frontiers in cross-coupling reactions promoted by palladium: combining enantioselective catalysis, C-H activations, new materials and in flux reactions aiming at high efficiency and sustainability in synthetic processes, AP.TEM


This project deals with the development of a novel method for the enantioselective Heck-Matsuda reaction in a bidirectional manner. The overall approach is a novel one among enantioselective reactions and holds the potential for future applications in organic synthesis aiming at the construction of complex building blocks.