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Novel and Efficient Synthesis of 1-Iodoalkynes

Jie Yan*, Jinghua Li, Dongping Cheng

*College of Chemical Engineering and Materials Sciences, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou 310032, Zhejiang, P. R. of China, Email:

J. Yan, J. Li, D. Cheng, Synlett, 2007, 2442-2444.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-985608


Treatment of terminal alkynes with (diacetoxyiodo)benzene, potassium iodide, and copper(I) iodide afforded 1-iodo­alkynes in good to excellent yields under mild conditions.

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Key Words

potassium iodide, copper(I) iodide, 1-iodoalkynes, (diacetoxyiodo)benzene

ID: J60-Y2007-3160