(R)-3-Hydroxybutyric acid may be used in the preparation of copolymers by reacting with various hydroxyalkanoic acids.1 It may also be used in the preparation of (3R,4R)-4-acetoxy-3-[(R)-1-(formyloxy)ethyl]-2-azetidinone.2
1, 5 g in glass bottle
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Important chiral starting material; enantioselective reactions at the 2-, 3- and 4-positions via the cyclic acetal with aldehydes; preparation of (R)-β-butyrolactone.