Issue Date: July 15, 2013
Aldols On The Cheap
To form carbon-carbon bonds with stereochemical control, chemists often turn to the aldol reaction, which forms chiral alcohols from two carbonyl compounds. Researchers have many options for this transformation, but new work suggests they could save money on it (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201302535). William R. Roush of Scripps Research Institute Florida, who . . .
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