Asymmetric 1,4-Additions to γ-Menthyloxybutenolides. (part IV) Two Enantioselective Syntheses of 2-Methyl-1,4-butanediol.

Johan F.G.A. Jansen, Bernard Feringa

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Based on the asymmetric Michael addition to 5(R)- and 5(S)-menthyloxy-2[5H]-furanone two new syntheses of enantiomerically pure R- and S-2-methyl-1,4-butanediol are described.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages10
JournalSynthetic Communications
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1992

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