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Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidative Allylation of Sulfoxonium Ylides: Regioselective Synthesis of Conjugated Dienones

Chunsheng Li, Meng Li, Wentao Zhong, Yangbin Jin, Jianxiao Li, Wanqing Wu, Huanfeng Jiang*

*School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510640, P. R. China, Email:

C. Li, M. Li, W. Zhong, Y. Jin, Y. Jin, J. Li, W. Wu, H. Jiang, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 872-875.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b03606

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A palladium-catalyzed allylic C-H oxidative allylation of sulfoxonium ylides provides conjugated dienones in good yields. This conversion offers mild reaction conditions, wide substrate scope, and excellent regioselectivity.

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Key Words

enones, dienes, benzoquinone

ID: J54-Y2019