A concise synthesis of homochiral trans-perhydroazulenes and trans-hydrindanes

D. N. Jones, M. W. J. Maybury, S. Swallow, N. C. O. Tomkinson, W. W. Wood

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A new approach to the synthesis of optically pure trans-perhydroazulenes and trans-hydrindanes using a homochiral sulfoxide auxiliary to control both chem. reactivity and enantioselectivity is described.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)2193-2195
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2001


  • trans-hydrindanes
  • homochiral trans-perhydroazulenes
  • enantioselectivity

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