Biomimetic Catalysis

Wednesday, June 8, 2011: 1:30 PM-3:40 PM
Columbus Ballroom (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Johannes W. Schwank and Galen B. Fisher
Helmut Knözinger and Simon Ng
1:30 PM
2:30 PM
Al(III)-Catalyzed MPV Reduction Using Calix[4]arenes as Oxo Ligands: Connectivity Requirements for Activity and Enantioselectivity
Partha Nandi, University of California, Berkeley; Alexander Katz, University of California Berkeley
2:50 PM
Asymmetric hydrogenation of prochiral ketones catalyzed by bisphosphine/diamine-Ru complexes with two novel diamines
Jose P. Ruelas-Leyva, Universidad A. Metropolitana -Iztapalapa; Victor M. Rivera, Universidad A. Metropolitana -Iztapalapa; Cuauhtemoc Perez, Universidad A. Metropolitana - Xoxhimilco; Gustavo A. Fuentes, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa