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Samarium Diiodide-Induced Couplings of Carbonyl Compounds with Methoxyallene Leading to 4-Hydroxy 1-Enol Ethers
journal contributionposted on 2003-04-05, 00:00 authored by Alexandra Hölemann, Hans-Ulrich Reissig
A surprising samarium diiodide-induced coupling reaction of carbonyl compounds with methoxyallene provided 4-hydroxy 1-enol ethers, which are versatile synthetic building blocks. In this coupling reaction, methoxyallene serves as an acrolein equivalent, which cannot directly be employed.