K3PO4-promoted domino reactions: diastereoselective synthesis of trans-2,3-dihydrobenzofurans from salicyl N-tert-butanesulfinyl imines and sulfur ylides

Minxuan Zhang, Tianyu Lu, Yun Zhao, Guixian Xie, Zhiwei Miao
2019 RSC Advances  
The diastereospecific formation of trans-2,3-dihydrobenzofurans has been achieved via a domino annulation between sulfur ylides and salicyl N-tert-butylsulfinyl imines with a diastereodivergent process.
doi:10.1039/c9ra00309f fatcat:6dzululkzzfzzn5zibuhe3n5i4