"Single-handedly", in every sense of the word, the alkylation product shown catalyzes its own asymmetric formation from the corresponding aldehyde. In this way the miniscule initial enantiomeric excess of about 0.00005% was amplified to >99.5% ee after three cycles.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie - International Edition|
|Publication status||Published - 2003 Jan 20|
- Asymmetric synthesis
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