Catalytic asymmetric synthesis of substituted benzocyclo-alkenes via the glyoxylate ene reaction

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α-Hydroxypropionic ester-substituted-benzocyclo-1,3-hepta-diene, -indene and -3,4-dihydronaphthalenes are produced in 63->99% enantiomeric excess via the (R)-BINOL-TiX2glyoxylate ene reaction. © 1992.

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  • Froukje T. van der Meer

  • Ben L. Feringa

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