Highly diastereoselective addition of methyl 2-(N-benzylamino)-1-cyclohexenecarboxylate to chiral acrylates

  • Hervouet K
  • Guingant A
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Conjugate addition reaction of achiral methyl 2-(N-benzylamino)-1-cyclohexenecarboxylate 2 to chiral acrylates 4a,4b,4c led, after treatment of the primary adducts with sodium methoxyde, to α,α-disubstituted β-keto ester 1 with high enantiomeric excesses.

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  • Katia Hervouet

  • André Guingant

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