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A surprising steric effect on a tandem cycloaddition/ring-opening reaction : rapid syntheses of difluorinated analogues of (hydroxymethyl)conduritols

Fawcett, J. and Moralee, A.C. and Percy, Jonathan and Salafia, Vittoria and Vincent, M.A. and Hillier, I.H. (2004) A surprising steric effect on a tandem cycloaddition/ring-opening reaction : rapid syntheses of difluorinated analogues of (hydroxymethyl)conduritols. Chemical Communications, 2004 (9). pp. 1062-1063. ISSN 1359-7345

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Abstract

Difluorinated analogues of (hydroxymethyl)conduritols can be synthesised from selected furans and a difluorinated dienophile in two reaction steps.