Palladium-mediated annulation of vinyl aziridines with Michael acceptors: stereocontrolled synthesis of substituted pyrrolidines and its application in a formal synthesis of (-)-α-kainic acid

Martin A Lowe, Mehrnoosh Ostovar, Serena Ferrini, C Chun Chen, Paul G Lawrence, Francesco Fontana, Andrew A Calabrese, Varinder K Aggarwal

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6370-4
Number of pages5
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition
Issue number28
Publication statusPublished - 4 Jul 2011


  • Aziridines/chemistry
  • Butanones/chemistry
  • Catalysis
  • Cyclization
  • Kainic Acid/chemical synthesis
  • Palladium/chemistry
  • Pyrrolidines/chemical synthesis
  • Stereoisomerism

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