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A Regioselective Ru-Catalyzed Alkene-Alkyne Coupling To Form (Z,Z)-1,3-Dienes

Barry M. Trost* and Alicia Martos-Redruejo

*Department of Chemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305-5080, Email: bmtrostleland.stanford.edu

B. M. Trost, A. Martos-Redruejo, Org. Lett., 2009, 11, 1071-1074.

DOI: 10.1021/ol8028324 (free Supporting Information)



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Abstract

A version of a Ru-catalyzed alkene-alkyne coupling process generates 1,3-dienes as the Z,Z-isomer. The scope of this new atom-economic process is described.

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Key Words

1,3-dienes


ID: J54-Y2009-0650