Acetoxylation of β-lactams with lead(IV) acetate

Le Thanh Giang, József Fetter, Mária Kajtár-Peredy, Károly Lempert, Gábor Czira

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1-(4-Methoxyphenyl)azetidin-2-ones 5a-5g were acetoxylated by lead(IV) acetate to afford the corresponding compounds 6a, 6b, 6c' and 6d-6g. In the d series elimination products 9 and 10 were also formed. Ring homologue 7a afforded the hydroxylated derivative 8'a.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13741-13748
Number of pages8
Issue number48
Publication statusPublished - Nov 26 1999


  • Azetidin-2-ones
  • Oxidative Acetoxylation
  • Pyrrolidin-2-ones

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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