Rhodium catalysed tandem conjugate addition-protonation: An enantioselective synthesis of 2-substituted succinic esters

R. J. Moss, K. J. Wadsworth, C.J. Chapman, C.G. Frost

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Abstract

The rhodium catalysed addition of potassium trifluoro(organo)borates to dimethyl itaconate generates an intermediate complex which on protonation provides enantioenriched succinic esters.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1984-1985
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Volume10
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Sep 2004

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