Palladium-catalyzed addition of ketones to alkylidenecyclopropanes

Drexel H. Camacho, Itaru Nakamura, Byoung Ho Oh, Shinichi Saito, Yoshinori Yamamoto

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Alkylidenecyclopropanes react with ketones under neutral conditions, in the presence of a catalytic amount of Pd(PPh3)4 to afford the corresponding α-allylated ketone products, in moderate to good yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2903-2907
Number of pages5
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Apr 15


  • Alkylidenecyclopropanes
  • Hydrocarbonation
  • Ketones
  • Palladium catalysts

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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