Regio- and stereocontrol in the reductive ring opening of the spirocyclic epoxide derived from the 4-siloxy-2-cyclopentenone

Katsuhiko Tomooka, Katsuya Ishikawa, Md Al-Masum, Takeshi Nakai

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Abstract

Reductions of the title epoxide with DIBAL, NaBH4, and LiBEt3H are shown to afford the cis-3-hydroxymethyl-5-siloxy-l-cyclopentene, 2- hydroxymethyl-4-siloxy-l-cyclopentene, and the 1- methyl-4-siloxy-2-cyclopentene-l-ol, respectively, in a high selectivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)645-646
Number of pages2
JournalSynlett
Volume1993
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 1993
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Organic Chemistry

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