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Keywords:

  • cinchona alkaloid;
  • enantioselective;
  • formylation;
  • ketones;
  • organocatalysis
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A formal… formyl: N-Methylbenzothiazolium iodide, a precursor of carbene and an electrophilic compound, has been shown to reacts with the enamine of ketones in a highly enantioselective formylation reaction.