Addition of water to arylidenecyclopropanes: A highly efficient method for the preparation of gem-aryl disubstituted homoallylic alcohols

Amal I. Siriwardana, Itaru Nakamura, Yoshinori Yamamoto

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Abstract

Arylidenecyclopropanes react with water in the presence of a catalytic amount of Cu(OTf)2 to afford the corresponding gem-aryl disubstituted homoallylic alcohols in good to excellent yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4547-4550
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume44
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Jun 9

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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