lewis bases


Summary: Any chemical species which acts as an electron-pair donor in a chemical bonding reaction with a LEWIS ACID.

Top Publications

  1. Jiang Y, Chen X, Zheng Y, Xue Z, Shu C, Yuan W, et al. Highly diastereoselective and enantioselective synthesis of ?-hydroxy ?-amino acid derivatives: Lewis base catalyzed hydrosilylation of ?-acetoxy ?-enamino esters. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2011;50:7304-7 pubmed publisher
  2. Cheong P, Legault C, Um J, Celebi Olçüm N, Houk K. Quantum mechanical investigations of organocatalysis: mechanisms, reactivities, and selectivities. Chem Rev. 2011;111:5042-137 pubmed publisher
  3. Flanigan D, Romanov Michailidis F, White N, Rovis T. Organocatalytic Reactions Enabled by N-Heterocyclic Carbenes. Chem Rev. 2015;115:9307-87 pubmed publisher