Direct addition on the carbonyl group

Background Colour:

Click the structures and reaction arrows in sequence to view the 3D models and animations respectively

The aldol reaction remains a possibility for α,β-unsaturated aldehydes and ketones.

Back to Conjugate addition summary

A. G. Csákÿ, G. de la Herrán and M. C. Murcia, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2010, 39, 4080.