The dianion Claisen rearrangement of β-hydroxy esters

Mark J. Kurth, Chan Mo Yu

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Claisen rearrangement of β-hydroxy allylic ester dianions provides stereocontrolled access to three contiguous chiral centers on an acyclic framework; an unambiguous method has been developed for assessing diastereoselectivity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5003-5006
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number44
StatePublished - 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery


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