1,4-Remote stereocontrol via asymmetric [2,3]-Wittig rearrangements

Katsuhiko Tomooka, Ping Huai Keong, Takeshi Nakai

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The carbanion rearrangement of the propargylic ether of the β-(1-alkoxyethyl) allyl alcohol was found to proceed with a high degree of either 1,4-syn or 1,4-anti selection by virtue of the proper choice of the combination of the alkoxy group with the solvent used.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2789-2792
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - Apr 17 1995
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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