An improved synthesis of 10-isobornylsultone

Frank Lewis, David Grayson

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A modified and improved synthesis of 10-isobornylsultone in three steps and in 81% overall yield starting from (+)-camphor-10-sulfonic acid is described. The synthesis proceeds via methyl sulfonate ester formation, stereoselective reduction and base-catalysed intramolecular cyclisation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1150-1152
JournalTetrahedron Asymmetry
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 15 Aug 2014


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