Dual role of alkynyl halides in one-step synthesis of alkynyl epoxides

Alexander Trofimov, Natalia Chernyak, Vladimir Gevorgyan

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It was demonstrated that alkynyl halides could serve as a source of Br+ and acetylide ions in the same transformation. This allowed for the efficient one-step preparation of alkynyl epoxides, important organic building blocks, from readily available starting materials.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13538-13539
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number41
StatePublished - Oct 15 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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