An enantio- and stereo-controlled synthesis of L-erythro- and D-threo-C18-sphingosines via the anomalous version of the katsuki-sharpless asymmetric epoxidation reaction

Seiichi Takano, Yoshiharu Iwabuchi, Kunio Ogasawara

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)820-821
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1991 Dec 1

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  • Molecular Medicine

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