A general method for the formation of zinc enolate equivalents from iodoacetates by diisopropylzinc-iodine exchange reaction: Preparation of β-Hydroxy esters

Itaru Sato, Y. Takizawa, K. Soai

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Abstract

Diisopropylzinc is found to be a highly efficient reagent for the formation of zinc enolate equivalents from various iodoacetates via iodine-Zinc exchange reaction at room temperature, affording β-Hydroxy esters in high yields by the reaction with aldehydes and ketones.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2825-2826
Number of pages2
JournalBulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan
Volume73
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Dec 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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