Organocatalytic enantioselective substitution of MBH carbonates by 2-fluoromalonates

Bing Wang, Xavier Companyó, Jing Li, Albert Moyano, Ramon Rios

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The enantioselective fluoromalonate addition to Morita-Baylis-Hillman carbonates is presented. The reaction is simply catalyzed by β-isocupreidine affording the final fluorinated products in good yields and enantioselectivities.

Original languageBritish English
Pages (from-to)4124-4129
Number of pages6
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number32
StatePublished - 8 Aug 2012


  • Enantioselective
  • Fluorine
  • Lewis base
  • MBH carbonates
  • Organocatalysis


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