Synlett 1989; 1989(1): 32-34
DOI: 10.1055/s-1989-34699
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Stereoselective Cycloadditions of Chiral Acyl-Nitroso Compounds

Andrew Miller* , Tom McC. Paterson, Garry Procter
  • *Department of Chemistry and Applied Chemistry, University of Salford, Salford, M5 4WT, England
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26 February 2002 (online)

The oxidation of two hydroxamic acids, both derived from mandelic acid, in the presence of dienes produces adducts derived from the cycloaddition of the diene and intermediate acylnitroso compound in good yield, and with good to high diastereoselectivity.