A thioxanone-based chiral template: Asymmetric induction in the [2,3]-sigmatropic rearrangement of sulfur ylids. Enantioselective preparation of Cβ-chiral pent-4-enoic acids

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

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A thioxanone-based [2,3]-sigmatropic rearrangement strategy which delivers Cβ-chiral pent-4-enoic acids with excellent Cβ-induction is reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2286-2288
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1990


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