Oxidative Rearrangement of Tertiary Allylic Alcohols Employing Oxoammonium Salts
Masatoshi Shibuya, Masaki Tomizawa and Yoshiharu Iwabuchi*
*Department of Organic Chemistry, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University, Aobayama, Sendai 980-8578, Japan, Email: iwabuchimail.pharm.tohoku.ac.jp
M. Shibuya, M. Tomizawa, Y. Iwabuchi, J. Org. Chem., 2008, 73, 4750-4752.
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Oxoammonium salts enable a practical and highly efficient oxidative rearrangement of tertiary allylic alcohols to β-substituted α,β-unsaturated carbonyl compounds. Acyclic substrates as well as medium membered ring substrates and macrocyclic substrates can be oxidized.
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