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A One-Pot Reaction toward the Diastereoselective Synthesis of Substituted Morpholines

Thomas Aubineau, Janine Cossy*

*Laboratoire de Chimie Organique, Institute of Chemistry, Biology and Innovation (CBI) - UMR 8231, ESPCI Paris, CNRS, PSL University, 10 rue Vauquelin, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France, Email:

T. Aubineau, J. Cossy, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 7419-7423.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b03141

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