Supported N-alkylimidazole-decorated dendrons as heterogeneous catalysts for the Baylis-Hillman reaction.

@article{Goren2010SupportedND,
  title={Supported N-alkylimidazole-decorated dendrons as heterogeneous catalysts for the Baylis-Hillman reaction.},
  author={Kerem Goren and Moshe Portnoy},
  journal={Chemical communications},
  year={2010},
  volume={46 11},
  pages={1965-7}
}
The Baylis-Hillman reaction between methyl vinyl ketone and aromatic aldehydes, catalyzed by N-alkylated imidazoles immobilized on polystyrene via dipolar cycloaddition, esterification or nucleophilic substitution, exhibits a remarkable positive dendritic effect.