Highly diastereoselective [2+2] photocycloaddition of homochiral 2(5H)- furanones to vinylene carbonate

Anna Gregori, Ramón Alibés, José Luis Bourdelande, Josep Font

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Abstract

The [2+2] photocycloaddition of homochiral 5-alkyl-2(5H)-furanones to vinylene carbonate was studied in order to enhance the induced facial diastereoselectivity created by the stereogenic centre. Diastereomeric excesses of up to 92% were found.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6961-6962
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume39
Issue number38
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Sep 1998

Keywords

  • Cyclobutanes
  • Diastereoselection
  • Lactones
  • Photochemistry

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