Use of the sharpless asymmetric dihydroxylation as a substitute for the Katsuki-sharpless asymmetric epoxidation: An alternative route to Vitamin E and prostaglandin intermediates

Seiichi Takano, Takehiko Yoshimitsu, Kunio Ogasawara

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Abstract

It has been demonstrated that the Sharpless asymmetric dihydroxylation (AD) can be served as a substitute for the Katsuki-Sharpless asymmetric epoxidation (AE) in the synthesis of vitamin E and prostaglandin intermediates by using terminal chloromethylalkenyl substrates.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)119-120
Number of pages2
JournalSynlett
Volume1994
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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