A convenient preparation of alkyl halides and cyanides from alcohols by modification of the mitsunobu procedure

Sukumar Manna, J R Falck, Charles Mioskowski

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Abstract

Alkanols are converted to the corresponding halides and cyanides with inversion of configuration by lithium salts in combination with a preformed complex of diethyl azodicarboxylate and triphenylphosphine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)663-668
Number of pages6
JournalSynthetic Communications
Volume15
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 1985

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  • Organic Chemistry

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