Alkylation of 2-phenylsulfinylethanol

Ohta Hiromichi, Matsumoto Shinsuke, Sugai Takeshi

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Alkylation of 2-phenylsulfinylethanol resulted syndiastereomer as the major products, although the ratio of syn/anti isomers varied depending on the alkyl groups. By application of this procedure to the chiral sulfoxides, optically active epoxides have been obtained in good yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2895-2898
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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