Enantioselective [1,2]-Stevens rearrangement using sugar-derived alkoxides as chiral promoters

Katsuhiko Tomooka, Junichiro Sakamaki, Manabu Harada, Ryoji Wada

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The first example of enantioselective base-induced [1,2]-Stevens rearrangement was achieved by using the newly developed D-glucose-derived lithium alkoxide as a chiral promoter. This rearrangement provides an α-amino ketone having a pseudoquaternary chiral center in an enantioenriched form.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)683-686
Number of pages4
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Mar 18 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Organic Chemistry


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