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Chapter 3

Addition of Organometallic Reagents to Aldehydes

One of the major challenges in organic synthesis is the asymmetric preparation of compounds by means of forming carbon–carbon bonds. Among the different strategies, the enantioselective 1,2-addition of organometallic reagents to carbonyl compounds is probably the most straightforward and useful mann...
Print publication date: 01 Oct 2009
Copyright year: 2009
Print ISBN: 978-1-84755-924-1
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-962-3
From the book series:
Catalysis Series