Symmetry 2011, 3(2), 265-282; doi:10.3390/sym3020265
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Prolinethioamides versus Prolinamides in Organocatalyzed Aldol Reactions—A Comparative Study

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Received: 7 February 2011; in revised form: 23 May 2011 / Accepted: 24 May 2011 / Published: 1 June 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Asymmetric Organocatalysis)
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Abstract: Various organocatalysts have been developed for the aldol reaction but particular attention has been paid to prolinamide derivatives. They are easy to prepare and their catalytic activity can be readily tuned through structural modification. In this review, the comparison of catalytic activities between prolinethioamides and their respective amides in direct asymmetric aldol reactions is presented.
Keywords: organocatalysis; prolinethioamides; prolinamides; aldol reaction; enamine-iminium catalysis
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Gryko, D.; Chromiński, M.; Pielacińska, D.J. Prolinethioamides versus Prolinamides in Organocatalyzed Aldol Reactions—A Comparative Study. Symmetry 2011, 3, 265-282.

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Gryko D, Chromiński M, Pielacińska DJ. Prolinethioamides versus Prolinamides in Organocatalyzed Aldol Reactions—A Comparative Study. Symmetry. 2011; 3(2):265-282.

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Gryko, Dorota; Chromiński, Mikołaj; Pielacińska, Dominika J. 2011. "Prolinethioamides versus Prolinamides in Organocatalyzed Aldol Reactions—A Comparative Study." Symmetry 3, no. 2: 265-282.

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