A new enantiocontrolled synthesis of L-erythro- and D-threo-sphingosines has been established starting from (R,R)- and meso-1,2-divinylethylene glycols via the anomalous version of the Katsuki-Sharpless asymmetric epoxidation reaction as the key step.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications|
|Publication status||Published - 1991 Dec 1|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Molecular Medicine