Asymmetric Michael addition of aldehydes to nitroalkenes using a primary amino acid lithium salt

Masanori Yoshida, Atsushi Sato, Shoji Hara
2010 Organic and biomolecular chemistry  
Enantioselective Michael addition of aldehydes to nitroalkenes was successfully carried out by an asymmetric catalysis with L-phenylalanine lithium salt, giving γ-nitroaldehydes in good yields with high enantioselectivity. 65
doi:10.1039/c003940c pmid:20461274 fatcat:lcnbl56mvvbb5ew5zjfdldc5te