A convenient synthesis of (Z)-1-chloro-1-alkenes and (Z)-1-chloro-2-alkoxy-1-alkenes

Rachid Baati, D. K. Barma, U. Murali Krishna, Charles Mioskowski, J R Falck

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Mild, room temperature CrCl2 reduction of 1,1,1-trichloroalkanes stereoselectively generates (Z)-1-chloro-2-substituted-1-alkenes in excellent yields.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)959-961
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number6
StatePublished - Feb 4 2002


  • Alkenyl halides
  • Carbenoids
  • Chromium
  • Enol ethers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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