Cookies on this website

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Accept all cookies' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. If you click 'Reject all non-essential cookies' only necessary cookies providing core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility will be enabled. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

Studies on the alkylation of enolates derived from a range of W-acyl-5,5-dimethyloxazolidin-2-ones and N-acyl-5,5diphenyloxazolidin-2-ones reveal that high yields and high diastereoselectivities are best obtained when homochiral 4-isopropyl-5,5-dimethyIoxazolidin-2-one is employed as a chiral auxiliary.

Original publication




Journal article


Journal of the Chemical Society - Perkin Transactions 1

Publication Date



387 - 398