Radical reactions in esters with alkoxy functionality chemistry an unusual alcohol moiety hydrogen abstraction

Ming Chung Yan, Yeong Jiunn Jang, Jhenyi Wu, Yung Feng Lin, Ching Fa Yao

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Various geometrically pure (E)-alkenes have been synthesized by radical substitution of alcohol moieties generated via hydrogen abstraction within ethyl esters. These reactions occurred with high regioselectivity and gave a new access to 1-methyl-3-aryl-allyl esters.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3685-3687
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Apr 26


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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