Synthesis and Fluoride-Promoted Wittig Rearrangements of α-Alkoxysilanes
Robert E. Maleczka, Jr.* and Feng Geng
*Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, Email: maleczkacem.msu.edu
R. E. Maleczka, Jr., F. Geng, Org. Lett., 1999, 1, 1111-1113.
DOI: 10.1021/ol9909132 (free Supporting Information)
Upon exposure to CsF, α-alkoxysilanes underwent [2,3]-Wittig rearrangement with an efficiency similar to that realized by the analogous but inherently more toxic α-alkoxystannanes.
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R. E. Maleczka, Jr., F. Geng, Org. Lett., 1999, 1, 1115-1118.