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Palladium(II)/Lewis Acid Synergistically Catalyzed Allylic C-H Olefination

Pu-Sheng Wang, Hua-Chen Lin, Xiao-Le Zhou and Liu-Zhu Gong*

*Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale and Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230026, China, Email:

P.-S. Wang, H.-C. Lin, X.-L. Zhou, L.-Z. Gong, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 3332-3335.

DOI: 10.1021/ol501356z (free Supporting Information)

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The first allylic C-H olefination with α-diazo esters synergistically catalyzed by a palladium(II) complex and (salen)CrCl directly generates conjugated polyene derivatives in good yields and with excellent stereoselectivities.

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Key Words

dienes, unsaturated esters

ID: J54-Y2014