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One-Pot Synthesis of (E)-Styryl Ketones from Styrenes

Piotr Pawluć*, Justyna Szudkowska, Grzegorz Hreczycho and Bogdan Marciniec

*Department of Organometallic Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Adam Mickiewicz University, Grunwaldzka 6, 60-780 Poznan, Poland, Email:

P. Pawluć, J. Szudkowska, G. Hreczycho, B. Marciniec, J. Org. Chem., 2011, 76, 6438-6441.

DOI: 10.1021/jo201036x


A new, efficient protocol for the highly stereoselective one-pot synthesis of (E)-styryl ketones from styrenes is based on sequential ruthenium-catalyzed silylative coupling-rhodium-catalyzed desilylative acylation reactions.

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Key Words

Enones, Narasaka Reaction

ID: J42-Y2011-2200