Synthesis of chiral α-acetoxy-N-acetylamides from chiral pyrimidylalkanols by the oxidative cleavage of pyrimidine ring

Shigehisa Tanji, Yasutaka Kodaka, Takanori Shibata, Kenso Soai

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Acetates of chiral 5-pyrimidylalkanols are transformed into chiral α- acetoxy-N-acetylamides and α-acetoxyamides without racemization in high total yields by the oxidative cleavage of pyrimidine ring using ruthenium tetroxide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-158
Number of pages8
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes


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  • Organic Chemistry

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