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Organometallic Reactions in Aqueous Media. Indium- and Zinc-Mediated Allylation of Sulfonimines

Wenshuo Lu and Tak Hang Chan

*Department of Chemistry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2K6

W. Lu, T. H. Chan, J. Org. Chem., 2000, 65, 8589-8594.

DOI: 10.1021/jo0009898

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Sulfonimines derived from nonenolizable aldehydes can be effectively allylated to the corresponding homoallylic sulfonamides with allylic bromides promoted by indium or zinc. The stereoselectivity and regioselectivity of the reactions were examined.

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Key Words

homoallylic amines, zinc

ID: J42-Y2000