'Living' macrolactonisation: Thermodynamically-controlled cyclisation and interconversion of oligocholates

Paul A. Brady, Richard P. Bonar-Law, Stuart J. Rowan, Christopher J. Suckling, Jeremy K M Sanders

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Abstract

Cyclocholates are efficiently and rapidly synthesised from suitable monomers by transesterification under thermodynamic, equilibrating conditions using a potassium methoxide-crown ether complex.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)319-320
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

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Brady, P. A., Bonar-Law, R. P., Rowan, S. J., Suckling, C. J., & Sanders, J. K. M. (1996). 'Living' macrolactonisation: Thermodynamically-controlled cyclisation and interconversion of oligocholates. Chemical Communications, (3), 319-320.