Treatment of an aldehyde in THF at -30°C with a reagent derived by reduction of acrolein dialkyl acetal with CrCl2 in the presence of Me3SiI gave 1,2-erythro-3,4-butene-1,2-diol derivatives selectively.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 1988|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Drug Discovery
- Organic Chemistry