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One-Pot Formation of Allylic Chlorides from Carbonyl Derivatives

Matthew J. Fuchter* and Jean-NoŽl Levy

*Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, Email: m.fuchterimperial.ac.uk

M. J. Fuchter, J.-N. Levy, Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 4919-4922.

DOI: 10.1021/ol802026u (free Supporting Information)


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Abstract

Activating of magnesium alkoxides using TiCl4 allows the generation of allylic chlorides. An efficient, one-pot method for the conversion of carbonyl electrophiles to allylic chlorides has been developed.

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Key Words

Allylic Chlorides


ID: J54-Y2008-3250