Acyclic Stereoselection. 32. Synthesis and Characterization of the Diastereomeric (4S)-Pentane-1,2,3,4-tetrols

Kazuhiko Takai, Clayton H. Heathcock

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The stereochemistry of the reaction of the lithium enolate of ester 1 and ketene acetal 3 with aldehyde 2 has been investigated. The diastereomeric (4S)-pentane-1,2,3,4-tetrols and their corresponding tetraacetate esters have been prepared and characterized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3247-3251
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1985


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