Asymmetric synthesis of cyclic β-amino acids and cyclic amines via sequential diastereoselective conjugate addition and ring closing metathesis
Chippindale, A. , Davies, S.G., Iwamoto, K., Parkin, R.M., Smethurst, C.A.P., Smith, A.D. and Rodriguez-Solla, H. (2003) Asymmetric synthesis of cyclic β-amino acids and cyclic amines via sequential diastereoselective conjugate addition and ring closing metathesis. Tetrahedron, 59 (18). pp. 3253-3265. ISSN 0040-4020
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Diastereoselective conjugate addition of lithium (S)-N-allyl-N-alpha-methylbenzylamide to a range of alpha,beta-unsaturated esters followed by ring closing metathesis is used to afford efficiently a range of substituted cyclic beta-amino esters in high d.e. Alternatively, conjugate addition to alpha,beta-unsaturated Weinreb amides, functional group conversion and ring closing metathesis affords cyclic amines in high d.e. The further application of this methodology to the synthesis of a range of carbocyclic beta-amino esters via conjugate addition, enolate alkylation and ring closing metathesis is also described. Application of this methodology affords, after deprotection, (S)-homoproline, (S)-homopipecolic acid, (S)-coniine and (1S,2S)-trans-pentacin.