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A new rearrangement of a 4-mercaptoazetidin-2-one via a thioaldehyde intermediate

Abstract

The 4-mercaptoazetidin-2-one (4) was prepared by a short and efficient route from phthalimidopenicillin methyl ester, and its pyrolysis provided a new γ-lactam (7a) stereospecifically via an ene reaction of a thioaldehyde.

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J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1981, 578-579
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A new rearrangement of a 4-mercaptoazetidin-2-one via a thioaldehyde intermediate

J. E. Baldwin, M. Jung and J. Kitchin, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1981, 578
DOI: 10.1039/C39810000578

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