Completely stereospecific 1,2-migration of alkyl groups in Et2AlCl promoted pinacol-type rearrangement

Gen ichi Tsuchihashi, Katsuhiko Tomooka, Keisuke Suzuki

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Abstract

Completely stereospecific 1,2-migration of alkyl groups was achieved in Et2AlCl promoted pinacol-type rearrangement of chiral β-mesyloxy alcohols to give optically pure α-alkyl ketones including both enantiomers of 4-methyl-3-hexanone, an alarm pheromone of ant.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4253-4256
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume25
Issue number38
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1984
Externally publishedYes

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  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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