Novel conversion of epoxides to one carbon homologated allylic alcohols by dimethylsulfonium methylide

L. Alcaraz, J. J. Harnett, C. Mioskowski, J. P. Martel, T. Le Gall, Dong Soo Shin, J R Falck

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Abstract

The reaction of excess of dimethylsulfonium methylide with terminal, allylic, or benzylic epoxides affords good to excellent yields of one carbon homologated allylic alcohols.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5449-5452
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume35
Issue number30
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 25 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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