The Henry Reaction Efficiently Catalyzed by a Cd-Proline Complex

Author(s): Junke Wang, Zhi-Jin Lu, Le-Yong Wang, Junfeng Bai, Yi Pan.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 5 , Issue 4 , 2008

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Abstract:

The Henry reaction has been efficiently catalyzed by a Cd-proline complex in water at ambient temperature to afford the β-nitroalcohols in good to excellent yields. Effective recovery and recycling (up to five runs) of the catalyst are documented.

Keywords: Aqueous medium, henry reaction, Cd-proline complex, lewis acid, mechanism

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VOLUME: 5
ISSUE: 4
Year: 2008
Page: [286 - 289]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/157017808784049533
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