A new NMR technique for measuring the ground state populations of formate esters: Polar aprotic solvents favor the s-cis (E)-isomer of t-butyl formate

Michael E. Jung, Jacquelyn Gervay-Hague

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Abstract

A new NMR technique for measuring the conformational population of t-butyl formate in a rapidly equilibrating mixture (3JCH averaging) has been developed and used to show that polar aim)tic solvents favor the E-isomer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4685-4688
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume31
Issue number33
DOIs
StatePublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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