Gold(I)-Catalyzed Synthesis of γ-Hydroxyketones from 5-Allyloxy-1-ynes
journal contributionposted on 07.01.2011 by Jae Youp Cheong, Donghong Im, Miryeong Lee, Wontaeck Lim, Young Ho Rhee
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The Au(I)-catalyzed reactions of 5-allyloxy-1-ynes gave various γ-hydroxyketones, via a hydration-terminated domino sequence involving sigmatropic allyl migration as the key event. Moreover, the scope of the sigmatropic allyl transfer was systematically determined.