Sulfur ylide vinylation of halides and mesylates

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

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One-carbon homologation of benzylic, allylic, propargylic and primary halides or mesylates with dimethylsulfonium methylide affords terminal olefins in good to excellent yields.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5453-5456
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number30
StatePublished - Jul 25 1994

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  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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    Alcaraz, L., Harnett, J. J., Mioskowski, C., Martel, J. P., Le Gall, T., Shin, D. S., & Falck, J. R. (1994). Sulfur ylide vinylation of halides and mesylates. Tetrahedron Letters, 35(30), 5453-5456.