Asymmetric Pericyclic Cascade Approach to Spirocyclic Oxindoles

Edward Richmond, Nicolas Duguet, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Tomas Lebl, Andrew D. Smith

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The reaction of chiral N-arylnitrones with carbocyclic alkylarylketenes generates spirocyclic oxindoles in good yields and with excellent levels of enantioselectivity (90-99% ee) via a pericyclic cascade process.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2762-2765
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2012


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