(S)-1-(Ethoxycarbonyl)ethyl (2R,5S)-2,5-Dimethyl-1,3-dioxolan-4-one-2-carboxylate

R Alan Aitken*, Oliver E Haslett, Alexandra Martha Zoya Slawin

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Abstract

The title compound was obtained in low yield in the condensation of ethyl pyruvate and lactic acid. Its structure is determined by NMR methods and x-ray diffraction and the mechanism for formation of this 1:2 adduct from the initial 1:1 adduct is considered.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberM1178
Number of pages4
JournalMolbank
Volume2021
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jan 2021

Keywords

  • 1,3-dioxolan-4-ones
  • Ethyl pyruvate
  • Lactic acid
  • X-ray structure

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