A stereodivergent asymmetric approach to difluorinated aldonic acids

Christophe Audouard, Igor Barsukov, John Fawcett, Gerry A Griffith, Jonathan Percy, Stephane Pintat, Clive A Smith

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A (bromodifluoromethyl)alkyne has been deployed in a stereoselective route to difluorinated aldonic acid analogues, in which a Sharpless asymmetric dihydroxylation reaction and diastereoisomer separation set the stage for phenyl group oxidation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1526-1527
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 2004


  • difluorinated aldonic acid
  • asymmetric dihydroxylation reaction
  • phenyl group oxidation
  • diastereoisomer separation

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