Ortho-TMS benzaldehyde: an effective linchpin for type II anion relay chemistry (ARC).

@article{Smith2008OrthoTMSBA,
  title={Ortho-TMS benzaldehyde: an effective linchpin for type II anion relay chemistry (ARC).},
  author={Amos B. Smith and Won-Suk Kim and William M. Wuest},
  journal={Angewandte Chemie},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 37},
  pages={7082-6}
}
Nature, with beautiful elegance, constructs natural products often in iterative fashion with both superb efficiency and exquisite stereochemical control. For more than 100 years chemists have atempted to mimic the elegance of nature with laboratory syntheses. However, the shortcomings of many synthetic ventures lie in the multistep sequences, often leading… CONTINUE READING