Reductive olefination of aldehydes via chromium brook rearrangement

Rachid Baati, Charles Mioskowski, Deb Barma, Rajashaker Kache, J R Falck

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The combination of CrCl2 and silyl chlorides converts aryl and conjugated aldehydes into olefinic adducts in good to excellent yields. When constrained by structural features, the intermediate vic-diol can be isolated. Available data are consistent with a novel chromium Brook rearrangement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2949-2951
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number14
StatePublished - Jul 6 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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