Synlett 2001; 2001(8): 1272-1274
DOI: 10.1055/s-2001-16072
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Preparations of Z-α,β-Unsaturated Amides by Using Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons Reagents, (Diphenylphosphono)acetamides

Kaori Ando*
  • *College of Education, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara-cho, Okinawa 903-0213, Japan; Fax + 81-98-895-83 56; E-mail: [email protected]
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Publication Date:
31 December 2001 (online)

New Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons reagents, (diphenylphosphono)acetamides 2 react with a variety of aldehydes to give the corresponding Z-α,β-unsaturated amides stereoselectively (up to Z : E = 98 : 2).