Microwave-Assisted Allylation of Acetals with Allyltrimethylsilane in the Presence of CuBr
Michael E. Jung* and Andreas Maderna
*Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095-1569, Email: jungchem.ucla.edu
M. E. Jung, A. Maderna, J. Org. Chem., 2004, 69, 7755-7757.
The first synthesis of homoallyl ethers from acetals and allyltrimethylsilane using CuBr as a promoter and microwave heating is described. Aromatic acetals are converted into homoallyl ethers in good to quantitative yields.
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Acetals, Allylation, Microwave Synthesis, Hosomi-Sakurai Reaction