InBr3-Catalyzed Alkynylation and Allylation of Acid Chlorides: A Facile Synthesis of Alkynyl and Allyl Ketones
J. S. Yadav*, B. V. S. Reddy, M. Sridhar Reddy, G. Parimala
*Division of Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad-500 007, India, Email: yadavpubiict.res.in
J. S. Yadav, B. V. S. Reddy, M. Sridhar Reddy, G. Parimala, Synthesis, 2003, 2390-2394.
A selective coupling of alkynylsilanes and allyltrimethylsilane is catalyzed by 5 mol% of indium tribromide under mild conditions to afford the corresponding α,β-acetylenic ketones and β,γ-unsaturated ketones in excellent yields.
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