Carboxylic Acid Functionalization Using Sulfoxonium Ylides as a Carbene Source
Fathima Febin Koothradan, Anusree Suresh Babu, Krishnendu P. Pushpakaran, Arumugam Jayarani and Chinnappan Sivasankar*
*Catalysis and Energy Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Pondicherry University (A Central University), Puducherry 605014, India, Email: siva.chepondiuni.edu.in
F. F. Koothradan, A. S. Babu, K. P. Pushpakaran, A. Jayarani, C. Sivasankar, J. Org. Chem., 2022, 87, 10564-10575.
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Functionalization of carboxylic acids with sulfoxonium ylides in the presence of [VO(acac)2] provides α-carbonyloxy esters in good yield. Diazo compounds as usual carbene source failed.
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