Preparation of (Z)-1-halo-1-alkenes and (Z)-1-halo-2-alkoxy-1-alkenes using Cr(II/III) and Fe(0)

J R Falck, Anyu He, Romain Bejot, Charles Mioskowski

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Reduction of 1,1,1-trihaloalkanes by Cr(II) or Cr(III) regenerated by Fe(0) in moist tetrahydrofuran at room temperature stereoselectively generates (Z)-1-halo-1-alkenes and (Z)-1-halo-2-alkoxy-1-alkenes in good to excellent yields.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2652-2654
Number of pages3
Issue number16
StatePublished - Oct 4 2006


  • Alkenyl halides
  • Carbenoids
  • Chromium
  • Enol ethers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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