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Cobalt(I)-Catalyzed Stereoselective Olefination of Alkylzinc Reagents with Aldehydes

Jin-Xian Wang*, Ying Fu, Yulai Hu, Kehu Wang

*Institute of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Northwest Normal University, 967 An Ning Road (E.), Lanzhou 730070, P. R. China, Email:

J.-X. Wang, Y. Fu, Y. Hu, K. Wang, Synthesis, 2003, 1506-1510.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2003-40212


The efficient olefination from organozinc reagents with aldehydes is exploited in a new synthesis of aryl and alkyl olefins.

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Key Words

zinc, olefination, aldehydes, cobalt, alkenes

ID: J66-Y2003-1890