Copper-catalysed meso-bislactone ring opening using Grignard and mixed triorganozinc reagents

Scott Borthwick, Wolfgang Dohle, Paul R. Hirst, Kevin I. Booker-Milburn*

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Abstract

An efficient copper-mediated S N2′ ring-opening reaction of a meso-bislactone has been developed using Grignard reagents and, for the first time, mixed triorganozinc reagents. © 2006 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Translated title of the contributionCopper-catalysed meso-bislactone ring opeingin using Grignard and mixed triorganozinc reagents
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7205-7208
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume47
Issue number40
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Oct 2006

Bibliographical note

Publisher: Elsevier

Keywords

  • Desymmetrisation
  • Grignard
  • meso-Bislactone
  • Organocopper
  • Organozinc

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