Synlett 2012; 23(14): 1999-2004
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1316738
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Challenges and Achievements in the Transition-Metal-Catalyzed Asymmetric α-Arylation of Aldehydes

Clément Mazet*
Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Geneva, Quai Ernest Ansermet 30, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland, Fax: +41(22)3796288   Email: clement.mazet@unige.ch
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Publication History

Received: 12 June 2012

Accepted after revision: 02 July 2012

Publication Date:
08 August 2012 (online)

Abstract

The direct enantioselective α-arylations of linear and α-branched aldehydes are faced by different but equally difficult challenges. This account covers the most recent contributions in this exciting field of research.

 
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