Small organic molecule in enantioselective, direct aldol reaction "in water"

Seiji Aratake, Takahiko Itoh, Tsubasa Okano, Takahiro Usui, Mitsuru Shoji, Yujiro Hayashi

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Abstract

A small organic molecule, Pro-NH2, catalyzing the enantioselective aldol reaction "in water" not merely "in the presence of water" with good enantioselectivity has been discovered for the first time.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2524-2526
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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    Aratake, S., Itoh, T., Okano, T., Usui, T., Shoji, M., & Hayashi, Y. (2007). Small organic molecule in enantioselective, direct aldol reaction "in water". Chemical Communications, (24), 2524-2526. https://doi.org/10.1039/b702559a