Asymmetric Organocatalytic Wittig [2,3]-Rearrangement of Oxindoles

Maksim Ošeka, Mariliis Kimm, Sandra Kaabel, Ivar Järving, Kari Rissanen, Tõnis Kanger*

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A highly enantioselective organocatalytic [2,3]-rearrangement of oxindole derivatives is presented. The reaction was catalyzed by squaramide, and this provides access to 3-hydroxy 3-substituted oxindoles in high enantiomeric purities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1358-1361
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 18 Mar 2016
MoE publication typeB1 Non-refereed journal articles


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