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H-Donor Anion Acceptor Organocatalysis—The Ionic Electrophile Activation Approach

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  • Stephan Beckendorf,

    1. Organic Chemistry Institute, Münster University, Corrensstrasse 40, 48149 Münster (Germany), Fax: (+49) 25183-33202
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  • Sören Asmus,

    1. Organic Chemistry Institute, Münster University, Corrensstrasse 40, 48149 Münster (Germany), Fax: (+49) 25183-33202
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  • Dr. Olga García Mancheño

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    1. Organic Chemistry Institute, Münster University, Corrensstrasse 40, 48149 Münster (Germany), Fax: (+49) 25183-33202
    • Organic Chemistry Institute, Münster University, Corrensstrasse 40, 48149 Münster (Germany), Fax: (+49) 25183-33202
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Abstract

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Loving getting in touch: The use of the high affinity of certain small organic molecules to anions for the development of acceptor catalysis is discussed. Covered in particular, are reactions that imply the activation of ionic electrophiles by H-bonding to their counter anions.

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