238. Expanding the Scope of Donor/Acceptor Carbenes to N-Phthalimido Donor Groups: Diastereoselective Synthesis of 1-Cyclopropane α-Amino Acids

Authors: Joshua S. Alford and Huw M. L. Davies

Org. Lett.,

2012, 14 (23), 6020–6023


Warming of 4-phthalimido-N-mesyl-1,2,3-triazole in the presence of alkenes followed by silica gel induced hydrolysis results in a highly diastereoselective and catalyst-free entry to N-phthalimidocyclopropanecarboxaldehydes.

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