Enantioselective organocatalytic Michael addition reactions between N-heterocycles and nitroolefins

Jian Wang, Hao Li, Liansuo Zu, Wei Wang

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Abstract

A method for Michael addition of N-heterocycles to nitroolefins has been developed. The process is promoted by a cinchona alkaloid derivative to give Michael adducts in moderate to high enantioselectivities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1391-1394
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume8
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 30 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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