A concise asymmetric synthesis of the pheromone 1-methylcyclohex-2-enol via a 'merged substitution-elimination reaction'

David P.G. Hamon, Kellie L. Tuck

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The title compound is prepared (> 94% ee) by a three step synthesis from 1-methylcyclohexene via a 'merged substitution-elimination reaction' involving a phenylselenide ion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)941-942
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 21 May 1997
Externally publishedYes

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