Cyclization of enantio-enriched α-(Homoallyloxy)alkyllithiums: Evidence for retention of configuration at the carbanion center

Katsuhiko Tomooka, Nobuyuki Komine, Takeshi Nakai

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Abstract

The titled cyclization induced by Sn-Li transmetallation of the enantio-defined stannanes is shown to proceed with complete retention of configuration at the Li-bearing sp3-carbon to afford the enantio-enriched α,β-disubstituted tetrahydrofurans.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8939-8942
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume38
Issue number52
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 29 1997
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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