Stereoselective reduction of 3-oxo amides with zinc borohydride

Yoshio Ito, Masaru Yamaguchi

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2-Alkyl-3-oxo amides were reduced to the corresponding syn-2-alkyl-3-hydroxy amides with high stereoselectivity by zinc borohydride.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5385-5386
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number48
Publication statusPublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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