The solvent promoted addition of tetraallyltin to aldehydes: A convenient and chemoselective allylation procedure

Teresa M. Cokley, Raymond L. Marshall, Adam McCluskey, David J. Young

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Abstract

Aldehydes 2a-e react with tetraallyltin (1, 0.25 equiv.) in methanol or orther polar solvent at room temperature (ca 30°C, < 20 h) to provide the corresponding homoallyl alcohols 3a-e in 69-98% yield. No additional catalysis is required.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1905-1908
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume37
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Mar 1996
Externally publishedYes

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