Iodine Monoacetate for Efficient Oxyiodinations of Alkenes and Alkynes
Tobias Hokamp, Alena Therese Storm, Mekhman Yusubov, Thomas Wirth*
*School of Chemistry, Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, UK, Email: wirthcf.ac.uk
T. Hokamp, A. T. Storm, M. Yusubov, T. Wirth, Synlett, 2018, 29, 415-418.
DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1589119 (free Supporting Information)
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The use of iodine and Oxone in acetic acid/acetic anhydride enables an inexpensive, environmentally friendly, and highly efficient regio- and diastereoselective iodoacetoxylation of alkenes and alkynes in a simple one-pot process.
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formation of iodine monoacetate using iodine and Oxone