Synthesis of Allenyl Esters by Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons Reactions of Ketenes Mediated by Isopropylmagnesium Bromide
Shigeki Sano*, Tomoya Matsumoto, Teppei Yano, Munehisa Toguchi, Michiyasu Nakao
*Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima University, Sho-machi, Tokushima 770-8505, Japan, Email: ssanotokushima-u.ac.jp
S. Sano, T. Matsumoto, T. Yano, M. Toguchi, M. Nakao, Synlett, 2015, 26, 2135-2138.
DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1378803 (free Supporting Information)
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A magnesium(II)-mediated Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons reaction of bis(2,2,2-trifluoroethyl)phosphonoacetate derivatives with disubstituted ketenes enables the synthesis of tri- and tetrasubstituted allenes including α-fluorinated allenyl carboxamides.
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