Aerobic Nickel-Catalyzed Hydroxysulfonylation of Alkenes Using Sodium Sulfinates
*Department of Chemistry, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima 960-1295, Japan, Email: tanigutifmu.ac.jp
N. Taniguchi, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 7797-7802.
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A nickel-catalyzed hydroxysulfonylation of alkenes using sodium sulfinates under air enabled the selective synthesis of β-hydroxysulfones in good yields and suppressed the formation of β-ketosulfones. On the contrary, sulfonylation of alkynes with sodium sulfonates afforded only β-ketosulfones.
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