Studies of the diastereoselective alkylation of enolate dianion of (S)-4-carboethoxymethyl-2-oxazolidinone

Deok-Chan Ha, Kun Eek Kil, Kwang Sun Choi, Hye Sang Park

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Diastereoselective alkylation of enolate dianion of (S)-4-carboethyoxymethyl-2-oxazolidinone has been studied. The increased anti-selectivity in the presence of HMPA was explained by stereoelectronic effect of the electron-rich nitrogen atom of the oxazolidinone amidate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5723-5726
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number32
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Aug 5


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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