Breaking kamp: A catalytic route toward chiral α-alkyl-β-ketoesters using the title reaction of α-alkyl diazoester with aldehydes has been developed (see scheme). The reaction proceeds with high to excellent enantioselectivities and this methodology was applied to a concise two-step synthesis of the natural pheromone sitophilate.
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