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On the structure and chiroptical properties of (S)-4-isopropyl-oxazolidin-2-one

Benoit, David; Coulbeck, Elliot; Eames, Jason; Motevalli, Majid


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Dr David Benoit
Senior Lecturer in Molecular Physics and Astrochemistry

Elliot Coulbeck

Jason Eames

Majid Motevalli


The specific rotation of (S)-4-isopropyl-oxazolidin-2-one is extremely solvent dependent. In chloroform it is dextrorotatory {[α] D 26 = + 15.5 (c 5.2, CHCl 3 )}, whereas in ethanol it is levorotatory {[α] D 26 = - 16.1 (c 5.2, EtOH)}. © 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.


Benoit, D., Coulbeck, E., Eames, J., & Motevalli, M. (2008). On the structure and chiroptical properties of (S)-4-isopropyl-oxazolidin-2-one. Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 19(9), 1068-1077.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Mar 31, 2008
Online Publication Date May 9, 2008
Publication Date May 16, 2008
Print ISSN 0957-4166
Electronic ISSN 1362-511X
Publisher Elsevier
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 19
Issue 9
Pages 1068-1077
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