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Mo−Au Combo Catalysis for Rapid 1,3-Rearrangement of Propargyl Alcohols into α,β-Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds

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posted on 2008-05-01, 00:00 authored by Masahiro Egi, Yoshiko Yamaguchi, Noboru Fujiwara, Shuji Akai
The combination of Mo and cationic Au catalysts dramatically accelerated the rearrangement of diverse propargyl alcohols, which includes a short reaction time, mild conditions, and high product yields. A practical application to the highly challenging primary propargyl alcohols and the N-alkynyl amides is achieved.