Enantioselective Addition Organolithium

Step 2 - Enantioselective Addition

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The stereodefined alkyllithium can then attack an electrophile (benzophenone in this example) to give, after hydrolysis, an enantiomerically enriched product.


K. B. Wiberg and W. F. Bailey, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2001, 123, 8231–8238.