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Reactions of Enamines with Selectfluor: A Straightforward Route to Difluorinated Carbonyl Compounds

Weimin Peng and Jean'ne M. Shreeve*

*Department of Chemistry, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844-2343, Email:

W. Peng, J. M. Shreeve, J. Org. Chem., 2005, 70, 5760-5763.

DOI: 10.1021/jo0506837


Reactions of enamines with Selectfluor under mild conditions easily led to the corresponding difluorinated carbonyl compounds in high yields.

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Key Words

fluorinated carbonyl compounds, selectfluor

ID: J42-Y2005-860