Truncated diastereoselective Passerini reaction, a rapid construction of polysubstituted oxazole and peptides having an α-hydroxy-β-amino acid component
Guylaine Cuny, Rocio Gámez-Montaño and Jieping Zhu*
*Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles, CNRS, 91198, Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex, France, Email: zhuicsn.cnrs-gif.fr
G. Cuny, R. Gamez-Montano, J. Zhu, Tetrahedron, 2004, 60, 4879-4885.
The reaction of aldehydes and ketones, including aliphatic and aromatic ones, with amides of α-isocyano-β-phenylpropionic acid in toluene in the presence of lithium bromide gives 2,4,5-trisubstituted oxazoles in good to excellent yield.
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