Dimethylmalonyltrialkylphosphoranes: Probing the steric effect on phosphorus and its stereochemical consequence in esterification reactions of chiral secondary alcohols

  • Dyck J
  • Zavorine S
  • Robertson A
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Abstract

High chemical yields and high levels of stereochemical inversion are demonstrated in the phosphorane-mediated esterification reaction of chiral alcohols with non-hindered carboxylic acids through the incorporation of sterically non-hindered alkyl groups of phosphorus. © 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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  • Esterification
  • Stereocontrol
  • Trialkylphosphoranes

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Authors

  • J. Dyck

  • S. Zavorine

  • A. J. Robertson

  • A. Capretta

  • V. Larichev

  • J. Britten

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