Enantioselective route to γ-butyrolactones: Chiral auxiliary mediated amide alkylation and iodolactonization

Samir Najdi, Daniel Reichlin, Mark J. Kurth

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A number of chiral, γ,δ-unsaturated amides (1 and 2) have been prepared and their subsequent alkylation and iodolactonization to γ-butyrolactones (3) investigated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6241-6244
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number26
StatePublished - 1990


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  • Organic Chemistry

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