Henry Reaction

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Nitroaldol Reaction - Stereochemical Course
... for stereoselection without any modification to the Henry reaction is shown below where stereoselectivity is governed by the size of the R groups in the model ... The R groups play a role in the transition state of the Henry reaction in that the larger the R groups are on each of the substrates, the more they will want to orient themselves away ... In recent years, research focus has shifted toward modifications of the Henry Reaction to overcome this synthetic challenge ...

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