Halofluorination of alkenes using tetrabutylammonium dihydrogentrifluoride

Manabu Kuroboshi, Tamejiro Hiyama

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Regio-, stereo-, and chemoselective halofluorination of alkenes is achieved using N-haloamides and tetrabutylammonium dihydrogentrifluoride, and the resulting F-I adducts were successfully converted into fluoroalkenes under dehydroiodination with 1,8-diazabicyclo[5.4.0]undec-7-ene.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1215-1218
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Feb 25 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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