General Approach to Highly Functionalized Benzylic Organometallics of Zinc and Copper

Scott C. Berk, Paul Knochel, Ming Chang P. Yeh

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Abstract

A general synthesis of highly functionalized benzylic zinc organometallics is described. The corresponding copper derivatives, formed by a transmetalation with CuCN-2LiCl, react in high yields with allylic halides, enones, acyl chlorides, and aldehydes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5789-5791
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Volume53
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1988 Nov 1

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Organometallics
Aldehydes
Zinc
Chlorides
Copper
Derivatives

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General Approach to Highly Functionalized Benzylic Organometallics of Zinc and Copper. / Berk, Scott C.; Knochel, Paul; Yeh, Ming Chang P.

In: Journal of Organic Chemistry, Vol. 53, No. 24, 01.11.1988, p. 5789-5791.

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