A new synthesis of optically active β-hydroxy carboxylic acids has been developed which is based on the (modest) diastereoselective addition of the chiral nitrile oxide (4) to 1,2-disubstituted alkenes.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1983|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Molecular Medicine