Arabinose-derived auxiliaries in asymmetric Diels-Alder reaction

Tony K.M. Shing, Paul Lloyd-Williams

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The readily available auxiliary alcohol, benzyl 2,3-O-isopropylidene- β-L-arabinopyranoside (1), is shown to be superior to its methyl-congener (2) in asymmetric induction capacity, attributable to a more efficient shielding by the phenyl ring.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)423-424
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes

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  • Molecular Medicine


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