Chromium vinylidene carbenoids: Stereospecific synthesis of (Z)-2-chloroalk-2-en-1-Ols

D. K. Barma, Rachid Baati, Alain Valleix, Charles Mioskowski, J R Falck

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(Formula Presented) R, R′ = aryl, alkyl, alkenyl (Z)-2-Chloroalk-2-en-1-ols are obtained in excellent yields from a wide variety of aldehydes by addition of (E)-chromium vinylidene carbenoids, stereospecifically generated from trichloroalkanes using CrCl2 in THF at room temperature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4237-4238
Number of pages2
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number26
StatePublished - Dec 27 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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