Tin mediated allylation reactions of enol ethers in water

Mei Huey Lin, Shiang Fu Hung, Long Zhi Lin, Wen Shing Tsai, Tsung Hsun Chuang

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Under tin-mediated Barbier-type reaction conditions, hydration of enol ethers takes place to form aldehydes that undergo allylation reactions. By using this process, various homoallylic alcohols and 2-halohomoallylic alcohols are produced in good to excellent yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)332-335
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jan 21


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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Lin, M. H., Hung, S. F., Lin, L. Z., Tsai, W. S., & Chuang, T. H. (2011). Tin mediated allylation reactions of enol ethers in water. Organic Letters, 13(2), 332-335. https://doi.org/10.1021/ol102825t