A good starting point: Optically pure γ-lactams have been prepared by organocatalytic enantioselective vinylic substitution. The parent lactam structure allows logical and systematic introduction of functionality around the periphery to access new derivatives of this important class of molecules. Bn=benzyl, PG=protecting group.
If you can't find a tool you're looking for, please click the link at the top of the page to "Go to old article view". Alternatively, view our Knowledge Base articles for additional help. Your feedback is important to us, so please let us know if you have comments or ideas for improvement.