Prasad, Kavirayani R and Chandrakumar, Appayee (2005) Asymmetric synthesis of \alpha-methoxyarylacetic acid derivatives. In: Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 16 (11). pp. 1897-1900.
Stereoselective synthesis of a series of 2-aryl-2-methoxyethanols was achieved from inexpensive chiral pool tartaric acid employing a diastereoselective reduction of a symmetrical 1,4-diaryldiketone as the key step. 2-Aryl-2-methoxyethanols were enantioselectively prepared in 80-90% yield.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Department/Centre:||Division of Chemical Sciences > Organic Chemistry|
|Date Deposited:||28 Jul 2005|
|Last Modified:||19 Sep 2010 04:19|
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