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Unified Approach to Substituted Allenoates via Pd-Catalyzed β-Hydride Elimination of (E)-Enol Triflates

Marie El Arba, Sara E. Dibrell, Ian T. Crouch and Doug E. Frantz*

*Department of Chemistry, The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78249, United States, Email:

M. El Arba, S. E. Dibrell, I. T. Crouch, D. E. Frantz, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 5446-5449.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b02736

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A robust synthesis of allenoates via a Pd-catalyzed β-hydride elimination of (E)-enol triflates offers low catalyst loadings, mild reaction conditions, and the ability to access all four patterns of substituted allenoates from a single substrate class.

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ID: J54-Y2017