Diastereoselective iodocarbocyclization reaction of 8-phenylmenthyl allylmalonate: An efficient preparation of a synthetic intermediate of cyclopropane amino acids

Tadashi Inoue, Osamu Kitagawa, Orie Ochiai, Takeo Taguchi

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The iodocarbocyclization of allylmalonate using (-)-8-phenylmenthol as a chiral auxiliary proceeded with high diastereoselectivity to give the iodomethylcyclopropane dicarboxylic ester in good yield.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)691-692
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron: Asymmetry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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