A novel strategy for the asymmetric synthesis of chiral cyclopropane carboxaldehydes

M Cheeseman, F J P Feuillet, A L Johnson, S D Bull

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A new way of combining chiral auxiliaries and substrate-directable reactions for asymmetric synthesis is described that employs a three-step sequence of aldol-cyclopropanation-retro-aldol reactions for the stereoselective synthesis of enantiopure cyclopropane carboxaldehydes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2372-2374
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 2005


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