Diastereospecific dihydroxylation and highly efficient asymmetric dihydroxylation kinetic resolution of cis/trans-2,6-dimethylbenzylidenecyclohexane

John M. Gardiner, Marck Nørret, Ian H. Sadler

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Achiral dihydroxylation and catalytic asymmetric dihydroxylation (AD) lead to reaction of only the cis (and not the trans) isomer of 2,6-dimethylbenzylidenecyclohexane, dihydroxylation is diastereoisomer specific and an efficient kinetic resolution is achieved using AD.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2709-2710
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1996
Externally publishedYes


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