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One-Pot Preparation of (E)-α,β-Unsaturated Aldehydes by a Julia-Kocienski Reaction of 2,2-Dimethoxyethyl PT Sulfone Followed by Acid Hydrolysis

Kaori Ando*, Haruka Watanabe and Xiaoxian Zhu

*Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science, Faculty of Engineering, Gifu University, Yanagido 1-1, Gifu 501-1193, Japan, Email:

K. Ando, H. Watanabe, X. Zhu, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 6969-6973.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c00419

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A Julia-Kocienski reaction of 2,2-dimethoxyethyl 1-phenyl-1H-tetrazol-5-yl (PT) sulfone with various aldehydes, followed by acid hydrolysis in one pot, provides (E)-α,β-unsaturated aldehydes in a short time and with high yields.

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Key Words

Julia-Kocienski reaction, enals

ID: J42-Y2021