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Title: Investigation of novel stereoselective reactions
Author: Peverall, S. F.
Awarding Body: University of Wales Swansea
Current Institution: Swansea University
Date of Award: 1999
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Abstract:
Chapter 1 reviews the field of asymmetric synthesis with special emphasis on stereoselective enolate formation and reaction. The physical and chemical characteristics of [2.2]paracyclophane derivatives and other planar chiral compounds are examined and their role in asymmetric synthesis mentioned. Chapter 2 investigates the role of [2.2]paracyclophanes as planar chiral auxiliaries. The stereoselective production and α-substitution of [2.2]paracyclophane ester enolates is investigated. Chapter 3 introduces the field of boron stabilised carbanion chemistry and investigates the diastereoselective synthesis of erythro-1,2-diols by condensation/oxidation of boron stabilised carbanions with aromatic aldehydes. Phenylboronates are generated from the 1,2-diols in an attempt to determine stereochemistry.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.638517  DOI: Not available
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