Stereoselective thallium-induced ring contraction of glycals

Dana H. Braithwaite, Cedric W. Holzapfel, D. Bradley G. Williams

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Various glycals, treated with TI(NO3)3·3H2O under mild conditions in an acetonitrile-methanol solvent mixture, underwent ring contraction in a stereoselective fashion, affording stable acetal products.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)108-109
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Chemical Research - Part S
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry


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