New regio- and stereoselective preparation of trichlorinated γ-butyrolactones by copper catalyzed cyclization of allyl trichloroacetates

Hideo Nagashima, Hidetoshi Wakamatsu, Kenji Itoh, Yoichi Tomo, Jiro Tsuji

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Abstract

A novel synthetic method for γ-butyrolactones is presented. The process involves high regioselectivity to afford γ-lactones. In cases of trichloroacetates of secondary allylic alcohols, high cis-selective cyclization is accomplished.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2395-2398
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume24
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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