Facile synthesis of enantiopure (R)-malates

Doo Ok Jang, Seong Ho Song

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(R)-Malates were synthesized from cyclic thionocarbonates of (R,R)- tartrates by reacting with hypophosphorous acid in high isolated yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)247-249
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Jan 8

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Funding Information:
This research was supported by the Maeji Institute of Academic Research.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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