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Organocatalytic Enantioselective Henry Reactions

Laboratory of Asymmetric Synthesis, Department of Organic Chemistry, Institute of Synthetic Chemistry and Homogeneous Catalysis (ISQCH), University of Zaragoza-CSIC, E-50009 Zaragoza, Spain
ARAID, Aragon I+D Foundation, E-50004 Zaragoza, Spain
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Symmetry 2011, 3(2), 220-245;
Received: 29 March 2011 / Revised: 10 May 2011 / Accepted: 11 May 2011 / Published: 23 May 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Asymmetric Organocatalysis)
A large number of interesting organocatalytic enantioselective protocols have been explored and successfully applied in the last decade. Among them, the Henry (nitroaldol) reaction represents a powerful carbon-carbon bond-forming procedure for the preparation of valuable synthetic intermediates, such as enantioenriched nitro alcohols, which can be further transformed in a number of important nitrogen and oxygen-containing compounds. This area of research is still in expansion and a more complex version of this useful process has recently emerged, the domino Michael/Henry protocol, affording highly functionalized cycles with multiple stereogenic centers. View Full-Text
Keywords: Henry; nitroaldol; organocatalysis; enantioselective; nitroalkanes; domino Michael/Henry Henry; nitroaldol; organocatalysis; enantioselective; nitroalkanes; domino Michael/Henry
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