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Protonation of Vinyl Ethers for Aldol Reactions

Posted by naturalproductman on February 23, 2009

Here’s a novel idea – using a chiral bronstead acid catalyst to promote a direct aldol reaction. Masahiro Terada at Tohoku University has recently published in JACS on this new reaction.

bronstead acid aldol


JACS paper

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