From left: Dr. B. W. Greatrex, E. T. Ledingham, Dr. M. K. Taylor (University of New England, Australia)zoom
Stereoselective Cyclopropanation of (–)-Levoglucosenone Derivatives
Ben Greatrex presents the stereoselective cyclopropanation of (–)-levoglucosenone derivatives.
Stereoselective Cyclopropanation of (–)-Levoglucosenone Derivatives Using Sulfonium and Sulfoxonium Ylides: E. T. Ledingham, C. J. Merritt, C. J. Sumby, M. K. Taylor, Ben W. Greatrex
Synthesis 2017, 49, 2652–2662
(–)-Levoglucosenone is a readily available, versatile and highly functionalized bicyclic chiral building block that can be produced from abundant lignocelluloses in a single synthetic step.
Stereoselective cyclopropanation of (–)-levoglucosenone derivativeszoom
Dr. Greatrex said: “The mild conditions are highly selective for cyclopropanation over