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Isomerization-Free Allylic Alkylations of Terminal π-Allyl Palladium Complexes

Katja Krämer and Uli Kazmaier*

*Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität des Saarlandes, D-66123 Saarbrücken, E-mail:

K. Krämer, U. Kazmaier, J. Org. Chem., 2006, 71, 8950-8953.

DOI: 10.1021/jo061362d


Chelated amino acid ester enolates are excellent nucleophiles for allylic alkylations. With these enolates, even terminal π-allyl palladium complexes react without significant isomerization.

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Key Words

amino acids, allylation, esters, Tsuji-Trost Reaction

ID: J42-Y2006-3690