Using stereoelectronic effects to explain selective reactions of 4-substituted five-membered ring oxocarbenium ions

Deborah M. Smith, Keith Woerpel

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Equation presented. The utility of the inside attack model to predict and analyze the stereoselectivities of nucleophilic additions to complex five-membered ring oxocarbenium ions is demonstrated in a systematic study of C-4-substituted acetals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2063-2066
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Jun 10 2004


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