A Useful Method for the Conversion of Olefins to Nitro Olefins
G. Sudhakar Reddy and E. J. Corey*
*Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States, Email: coreychemistry.harvard.edu
G. S. Reddy, E. J. Corey, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 3379-3383.
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Triflyl nitrate is an effective nitrating agent for a wide range of unsaturated substrates to form nitro olefins. The reagent is easily generated from tetra-n-butylammonium nitrate in CH2Cl2 solution.
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