Synthesis of enantiomeric 4-hydroxypropranolols from 1,4-dihydroxynaphthalene

Takuya Kumamoto, Naho Aoyama, Satoko Nakano, Tsutomu Ishikawa, Shizuo Narimatsu

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Both (R)- and (S)-enantiomers of 4-hydroxypropranolol were effectively prepared from 1,4-dihydroxynaphthalene in eight steps. The overall yields were around 30%.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)791-795
Number of pages5
JournalTetrahedron Asymmetry
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry


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