Rearrangements of a penicillin-derived ylide

Malcolm M Campbell, Graham Johnson

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The ß-lactam fused thiadiazine ylide (1) undergoes quantitative thermal rearrangement to the thiadiazine ring-opened ß-lactam (2), which can then undergo ß-lactam cleavage rections with a variety of nucleophilic reagents to give dipeptides [(3)-(5)].

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)974-975
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 1974


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