Diastereoselective [2, 3] Wittig Rearrangement of Tertiary Allylic Ethers

Mark D. Wittman, James Kallmerten

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The [2, 3] Wittig rearrangement of oxazoline ethers of α-alkoxy, tertiary allylic alcohols affords a diastereoselective entry to remotely functionalized trisubstituted olefins; the stereochemistry of the rearrangement is directed by a stereogenic center external to the sigmatropic framework.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4631-4633
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number19
StatePublished - Sep 1 1988

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  • Organic Chemistry


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