Lithium acetylides in the presence of BF3·Et2O react with epoxy alcohols derived from (E)-allylic alcohols to give erythro-1,2-diols, a reaction used successfully in the stereoselective synthesis of erythro-hexadecan-5-olide.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications|
|Publication status||Published - 1984 Jan 1|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Molecular Medicine