Addition of ethyl bromodifluoroacetate to lactones: Reactivity and stereoselectivity

Ana B. Cuenca, François D'Hooge, Vanessa Gouge, Géraldine Castelot-Deliencourt, Hassan Oulyadi, Eric Leclerc, Philippe Jubault, Xavier Pannecoucke, Jean Charles Quirion

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Reformatsky-type additions, under various metal-mediated activation, of ethyl bromodifluoroacetate toward a series of unactivated lactones and various sugar lactones proceeded with medium to good yields and in a completely diastereoselective manner.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberG26505ST
Pages (from-to)2627-2630
Number of pages4
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 17 Oct 2005
Externally publishedYes


  • Addition reactions
  • Carbohydrates
  • Fluorine
  • Lactones
  • Stereoselectivity


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