Organozinc reagents in DMSO solvent: Remarkable promotion of S N2′ reaction for allene synthesis

Koji Kobayashi, Hiroshi Naka, Andrew E.H. Wheatley, Yoshinori Kondo

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(Chemical Equation Presented) The SN2′ reaction of propragyl mesylates with organozinc reagents was dramatically improved in DMSO solvent, and the stereoselective conversion of chiral substrates was successfully achieved using LiCl-free diorganozinc without the loss of optical purity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3375-3377
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic letters
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Dec 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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