α-allylated chiral thioxanones: Diastereoselective preparation by an S-alkylation/[2,3]-sigmatropic rearrangement sequence.

S. Hasan Tahir, Marilyn M. Olmstead, Mark J. Kurth

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Abstract

Diastereoselective S-allylation of thioxanone 6 and subsequent ylid formation/[2,3]-sigmatropic rearrangement delivers excellent Cα-induction. Non-stereospecific Cβ-induction results from scrambling of olefin geometry in the S-allylation step.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)335-338
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume32
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 14 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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