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A New and One-Pot Synthesis of α,β-Unsaturated Ketones by Dehydrogenation of Various Ketones with N-tert-Butyl Phenylsulfinimidoyl Chloride

Teruaki Mukaiyama, Jun-ichi Matsuo, Hideo Kitagawa

*Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Science University of Tokyo

T. Mukaiyama, J.-i. Matsuo, H. Kitagawa, Chem. Lett., 2000, 1250-1251.

DOI: 10.1246/cl.2000.1250


A one-pot procedure enables the conversion of various ketones into α,β-unsaturated ketones in very good yields under mild conditions via treatment of lithium enolates with N-tert-butyl phenylsulfinimidoyl chloride.

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Key Words

Enones, N-tert-butylbenzenesulfinimidoyl chloride

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