One Solution out of Three

Participant #3

University of Tallinn Ilan Marek Prof. Tõnis KANGER
Chair of Organic Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Tallinn University of Technology
Akadeemia tee 15
12618 Tallinn

Phone: +372 6204371
Fax: +372 6202828
E-mail: kanger@chemnet.ee
Web: http://www.chem.ttu.ee/chem_en

Researchers list

Tõnis Kanger (Prof)
Kadri Kriis (PhD)
Marju Laars (PhD student)
Kristin Lippur (PhD student)
Kerti Ausmees (PhD student)
Artur Noole (MSc student).

Scientific activities

Asymmetric synthesis, synthesis of bioactive compounds, organocatalysis, new catalytic reactions.

Recent important papers

M. Laars, K. Kriis, T. Kailas, A.-M. Müürisepp, T. Pehk, T. Kanger, M. Lopp. Structural constraints for C2-symmetric heterocyclic organocatalysts in asymmetric aldol reactions. Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2008, 19, 641-645.

T. Kanger, K. Kriis, M. Laars, T. Kailas, A.-M. Müürisepp, T. Pehk, M. Lopp. Bimorpholine-Mediated Enantioselective Intramolecular and Intermolecular Aldol Condensation. J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 5168-5173.

S. Sulzer-Mossé, M. Laars, K. Kriis, T. Kanger, A. Alexakis. Synthesis and Use of 3,3’-Bimorpholine Derivatives in Asymmetric Michael Addition and Intramolecular Aldol Reaction. Synthesis 2007, 1729-1732.

S. Mossé, M. Laars, K. Kriis, T. Kanger, A. Alexakis. 3,3’-Bimorpholine Derivatives as a New Class of Organocatalysts for Asymmetric Michael Addition. Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 2559-2562.

Conferences and meetings recently organised

Balticum Orgamicum Syntheticum BOS2006 (International Conference on Organic Synthesis) Tallinn, June 2006 http://www.bos06.ttu.ee/

Previous relations to the network

Prof. Kanger staid as a post-doctoral fellow in Prof A. Alexakis Laboratory (1993) and the collaboration is still active.