Synthesis 1990; 1990(7): 584-586
DOI: 10.1055/s-1990-26948
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Synthesis of Chiral Sulfinic Acids: Sodium(1S-exo)-2-Bornanesulfinate

José M. Blanco* , Olga Caamaño, Ana Eirín, Franco Fernández, Lucia Medina
  • *Departamento de Química Orgánica, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Santiago, E-15706-Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Publication Date:
17 September 2002 (online)

A convenient synthesis of the title compound from (-)-borneol, as a model applicable to that of other chiral, sensitive sulfinic acids, via the nucleophilic cleavage of the corresponding phthalimidomethyl sulfone, is described.