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A chiral biselectrophile for efficient asymmetric synthesis in water
- Hidestål, Olle, Ding, Rui, Almesåker, Ann, Lindström, Ulf M.
- Green chemistry 2005 v.7 no.5 pp. 259-261
- dihydroxylation, green chemistry, stereoselective synthesis, tetrahydrofuran
- The development of an efficient asymmetric dihydroxylation of 1,6-dibromodiene afforded a chiral biselectrophilic diol that displayed highly useful reactivity in water, as demonstrated by a three-step, two-pot asymmetric synthesis of a highly functionalized tetrahydrofuran.