Buchler Glossary


Hydroxyalkylation is an addition reaction that results in a hydroxyalkyl product.

Hydroxyalkylation examples catalyzed by cinchona alkaloid derivatives can be found in our free of charge Chiral Catalyst Search Data Base.

Example from Literature

Highly Enantioselective Organocatalytic Hydroxyalkylation of Indoles with Ethyl Trifluoropyruvate.(Török et al.; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 3086 –3089.)


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