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Access to 4-Oxazolidinones: A (3 + 2) Cycloaddition Approach

Arjun Acharya, Karissa Montes and Christopher S. Jeffrey*

*Department of Chemistry, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada 89557-0216, United States, Email:

A. Acharya, K. Montes, C. S. Jeffrey, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 6083-6085.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b03069

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In situ generated aza-oxyallyl cation intermediates react with a variety of carbonyl compounds via an efficient (3 + 2) cycloaddition to provide 4-oxazolidinones with good yields and diastereoselectivities.

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