The stereochemical outcome of the Mitsunobu reactions of para-oxygenated benzylic alcohols

Roger F.C. Brown, W. Roy Jackson, Tom D. McCarthy

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Under Mitsunobu reaction conditions a para-methoxy benzylic alcohol gave substantially racemic products, whereas a para-pivaloyloxy and a para-acetoxy benzylic alcohol gave products resulting from inversion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1195-1196
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 12 Feb 1993

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