Complementary approaches under enolate amination reactions for the synthesis of both α-hydrazidoacyl diastereomers have been achieved. Both isomers are obtained with high to excellent chemical yields and high stereoselectivities (up to >95:5 dr) when aryl-substituted camphor N1-acyl N2-phenylpyrazolidinone was treated with potassium hexamethyldisilylamide (KHMDS) and lithium hexamethyldisilylamide (LHMDS), respectively, followed by the addition of di-tert-butyl azodicarboxylate. The nondestructive removal of the chiral auxiliary, which can be carried out under mild condition, afforded the hydrazido alcohol with high enantiomeric ratio. The facial stereoselectivity and stereochemical course of the reactions are discussed.
- Chiral auxiliary
- Reversal of stereoselectivity
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Drug Discovery
- Organic Chemistry