A one-pot synthesis of 2-Aryl-4,5-anti-diphenyloxazolines

Jonathan Clayden*, James Clayton, Rebecca A. Harvey, Ol'Ga KarlubÍková

*Corresponding author for this work

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A one-pot procedure for the synthesis of oxazolines was developed. An amino alcohol was coupled with benzoyl chlorides in the presence of triethylamine to produce a -hydroxyamide. Direct treatment with methanesulfonyl chloride forms oxazolines in good yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2836-2838
Number of pages3
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 24 Sep 2009


  • Arenes
  • Auxiliary
  • Heterocycle substitutions
  • Oxazoline

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