Organocatalytic asymmetric transferhydrogenation of beta-nitroacrylates: accessing beta2-amino acids.

@article{Martin2008OrganocatalyticAT,
  title={Organocatalytic asymmetric transferhydrogenation of beta-nitroacrylates: accessing beta2-amino acids.},
  author={Nolwenn J A Martin and Xu Cheng and Benjamin List},
  journal={Journal of the American Chemical Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={130 42},
  pages={13862-3}
}
We describe a highly efficient and enantioselective Hantzsch ester mediated conjugate reduction of beta-nitroacrylates that is catalyzed by a Jacobsen thiourea catalyst as a key step in a new route to optically active beta2-amino acids. 

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