Rearrangements and racemisation during the synthesis of L-serine derived oxazolidin-2-ones

Sean P. Bew, Steven D. Bull, Stephen G. Davies, Edward D. Savory, David J. Watkin

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The propensity for N-Boc-4-hydroxymethyl-oxazolidin-2-ones to undergo rapid O-O and N-O carbonyl transfer makes these L-serine derived chiral auxiliaries unsuitable for attachment to polymers. © 2002 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9387-9401
Number of pages15
Issue number46
Publication statusPublished - 11 Nov 2002

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