Olefinic stereoselection in the [2,3]-Wittig rearrangement of α,β- disubstituted allylic ethers forming trisubstituted olefins

Katsuhiko Tomooka, Tatsuya Igarashi, Naoyuki Kishi, Takeshi Nakai

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Abstract

The E/Z-selectivities in the [2,3]-Wittig rearrangements of secondary β-(methyl or silyl)allylic ethers are shown to depend critically on the nature of groups on the carbanion terminus, thereby permitting elucidation of the structural requirements for attaining high Z-selectivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6257-6260
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume40
Issue number34
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 20 1999
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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