Reduction of α-chloroalkyl phenyl (or methyl) sulfides with chromium(II) chloride in THF proceeds smoothly in the presence of Lil. The resulting (α-thioalkyl) chromium reagents add to aldehydes in a chemo- and stereoselective manner.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Organic Chemistry|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1 1986|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Organic Chemistry