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Title: Towards asymmetric catalysis by using tripodal pseudopeptidic cages
Other Titles: Cap a catàlisi asimètrica utilitzant caixes pseudopeptídiques tripodals
Author: Aquino Samper, Araceli de
Director/Tutor: Rodríguez Raurell, Laura
Jimeno Mollet, Ciril
Keywords: Química supramolecular
Catàlisi asimètrica
Pèptids
Treballs de fi de grau
Supramolecular chemistry
Enantioselective catalysis
Peptides
Bachelor's thesis
Issue Date: Jun-2019
Abstract: The main goal of this project is the synthesis of a supramolecular pseudopeptidic cage that is be able to recognize chloride ions (Figure 1). This recognition will later be proved for asymmetric catalysis on different substrates. Three L-amino acids (phenylalanine) provide it the chiral centres that should allow the cage to act as an asymmetric catalyst. The interest in this kind of catalysis lies in getting enantiomerically enriched compounds, which have high synthetic interest and high value, even though the reagents have affordable prizesIn order to get the desired cage (which will be called [1+1] because it is formed by one aromatic electrophile and one tripodal amine) it is needed to use the template effect with the chloride. Thanks to that, the third step of its synthesis (a SN2 reaction between a triple benzyl bromide and a free triamine) will be promoted in a fully intramolecular way, yielding the desired cage. Finally, the cage has been characterized by 1H-NMR, 1H-1H (COSY), 13C-1H (HSQC) and by ESI-MS, too. Thanks to these techniques it is possible to identify each proton and with whom it interacts. In the period available, different substrates were tested to try the asymmetric reactions catalysed with the supramolecular cage. Finally, two reactions were studied: a β-chlorohydrine cyclization to yield epoxides, and a β-chloroacid cyclization to yield β-lactones
Note: Treballs Finals de Grau de Química, Facultat de Química, Universitat de Barcelona, Any: 2019, Tutors: Tutors: Laura Rodríguez Raurell, Ciril Jimeno Mollet
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2445/138417
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