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Organocatalytic Stereoselective α-Formylation of Ketones

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  • Montse Guiteras Capdevila,

    1. ALMA MATER STUDIORUM, University of Bologna, Dipartimento di Chimica “G. Ciamician”, Via Selmi 2, 40126 Bologna (Italy), Fax: (+39) 051-2099456
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  • Dr. Enrico Emer,

    1. ALMA MATER STUDIORUM, University of Bologna, Dipartimento di Chimica “G. Ciamician”, Via Selmi 2, 40126 Bologna (Italy), Fax: (+39) 051-2099456
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  • Dr. Andrea Gualandi,

    1. ALMA MATER STUDIORUM, University of Bologna, Dipartimento di Chimica “G. Ciamician”, Via Selmi 2, 40126 Bologna (Italy), Fax: (+39) 051-2099456
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  • Diego Petruzziello,

    1. ALMA MATER STUDIORUM, University of Bologna, Dipartimento di Chimica “G. Ciamician”, Via Selmi 2, 40126 Bologna (Italy), Fax: (+39) 051-2099456
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  • Dr. Stefano Grilli,

    1. ALMA MATER STUDIORUM, University of Bologna, Dipartimento di Chimica “G. Ciamician”, Via Selmi 2, 40126 Bologna (Italy), Fax: (+39) 051-2099456
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  • Prof. Pier Giorgio Cozzi

    Corresponding author
    1. ALMA MATER STUDIORUM, University of Bologna, Dipartimento di Chimica “G. Ciamician”, Via Selmi 2, 40126 Bologna (Italy), Fax: (+39) 051-2099456
    • ALMA MATER STUDIORUM, University of Bologna, Dipartimento di Chimica “G. Ciamician”, Via Selmi 2, 40126 Bologna (Italy), Fax: (+39) 051-2099456
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Abstract

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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.

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