Lithium, potassium and sodium alkoxides: Donors in the Michael addition reaction of α-nitroolefins.

Jetty L. Duffy, Jennifer A. Kurth, Mark J. Kurth

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Abstract

Michael addition of potassio- or sodioalkoxides to α-nitroolefins provides essentially pure β nitroethers (1-10) in 78-100% isolated yield.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1259-1260
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume34
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 19 1993
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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