A new approach to the synthesis of alpha-methylene-beta-hydroxy-gamma-butyrolactones

Robert M Carlson, Qing Yang

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Ylides generated from the sulfonium salts of methacrylic acid derivatives reacted with aldehydes and ketones in a "one-pot" synthesis of α-methylene-β-hydroxy-γ-butyrolactones.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7919-7922
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number43
StatePublished - Oct 24 1994


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