Zn-Proline catalyzed direct aldol reaction in aqueous mediaElectronic supplementary information (ESI) available: experimental details. See http://www.rsc.org/suppdata/cc/b3/b301117h/

Tamis Darbre, Miguel Machuqueiro
2003 Chemical Communications  
Zn complexes of proline, lysine and arginine are efficient catalysts for the aldol addition of p-nitrobenzaldehyde and acetone in aqueous medium, giving quantitative yields and enantiomeric excesses up to 56% with 5 mol% of the catalysts at room temperature. C H E M . C O M M U N . , 2 0 0 3 , 1 0 9 0 -1 0 9 1
doi:10.1039/b301117h pmid:12772917 fatcat:2dkgopqzhnd3th674t7q64kjyq