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Brønsted Acid Catalyzed Peterson Olefinations

Thomas K. Britten and Mark G. McLaughlin*

*Department of Natural Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, Manchester, M15GD, United Kingdom, Email:

T. K. Britten, N. G. McLaughlin, J. Org. Chem., 2020, 85, 301-305.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.9b02489

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A mild and facile Peterson olefination with low catalyst loading of the Brønsted acid HNTf2 can typically be performed at room temperature. The reaction tolerates a range of useful functionalities and was extended to the synthesis of enynes.

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Key Words

Peterson Olefination, Terminal Olefins

ID: J42-Y2020