A chiral, non-racemic vinylsulfonium salt 6 was prepared from camphorquinone in seven steps and reacted with indole-2-carboxaldehyde to give a tricyclic azido alcohol 2 in a 35% yield and 43% e.e. and a 40% recovery of the chiral sulfide.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry