Highly enantioselective synthesis of 1,3-bis(hydroxymethyl)-2-oxindoles from unprotected oxindoles and formalin using a chiral NdIII complex

Ke Shen, Xiaohua Liu, Wentao Wang, Gang Wang, Weidi Cao, Wei Li, Xiaolei Hu, Lili Lin, Xiaoming Feng
  • Chemical Science, January 2010, Royal Society of Chemistry
  • DOI: 10.1039/c0sc00385a