Beta-carbon elimination from cyclobutanols: a clean access to alkylrhodium intermediates bearing a quaternary stereogenic center
A review. The catalytic activation of C-C bonds bears significant ecol. and economical advantages. In this account, the authors describe their results for an enantioselective C-C activation of sym. substituted tert-cyclobutanols. Subsequent downstream reactions of the obtained alkylrhodium intermediate give rise to a wide range of synthetically versatile products bearing all-carbon quaternary stereogenic centers with excellent enantioselectivities.
CAPLUS AN 2011:465168(Journal; General Review)
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