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A chiral biselectrophile for efficient asymmetric synthesis in water

Author:
Hidestål, Olle, Ding, Rui, Almesåker, Ann, Lindström, Ulf M.
Source:
Green chemistry 2005 v.7 no.5 pp. 259-261
ISSN:
1463-9270
Subject:
dihydroxylation, green chemistry, stereoselective synthesis, tetrahydrofuran
Abstract:
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.
Agid:
6622349