Organic Chemistry Portal

Abstracts

Search:

Design, Preparation, X-ray Crystal Structure, and Reactivity of o-Alkoxyphenyliodonium Bis(methoxycarbonyl)methanide, a Highly Soluble Carbene Precursor

Chenjie Zhu, Akira Yoshimura, Lei Ji, Yunyang Wei, Victor N. Nemykin* and Viktor V. Zhdankin*

*Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Minnesota-Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota 55812, United States, Email: vnemykind.umn.edu, vzhdankid.umn.edu

C. Zhu, A. Yoshimura, L. Ji, Y. Wei, V. N. Nemykin, V. V. Zhdankin, Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 3170-3173.

DOI: 10.1021/ol301268j (free Supporting Information)


see article for more reactions

Abstract

New and highly soluble iodonium ylides derived from malonate methyl ester show higher reactivity than common phenyliodonium ylides in the Rh-catalyzed cyclopropanation, C-H insertion, and transylidation reactions under homogeneous conditions.

see article for more examples



Key Words

Cyclopropanation


ID: J54-Y2012-1990