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Organocatalytic Redox Isomerization of Electron-Deficient Allylic Alcohols: Synthesis of 1,4-Ketoaldehydes

Keshab Mondal, Buddhadeb Mondal and Subhas Chandra Pan*

*Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, North Guwahati, Assam 781039, India, Email:

K. Mondal, B. Mondal, S. C. Pan, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 4835-4840.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b00243 (free Supporting Information)

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DABCO is a suitable catalyst for the isomerization of γ-hydroxy enones in an organocatalytic redox isomerization strategy for the synthesis of 1,4-ketoaldehydes in high yields.

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Key Words

isomerization, organocatalysis

ID: J42-Y2016