Stereoselective addition of α-chloro allylic chromium reagents to aldehydes

Kazuhiko Takai, Yasutaka Kataoka, Kiitiro Utimoto

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Treatment of a solution of 1,1-dichloro-2-butene and benzaldehyde with CrCl2 in THF-DMF at 25°C for 1 h gave threo-(Z)-4-chloro-2-methyl-1-phenyl-3-buten-1-ol in 96% yield under high stereocontrol.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4389-4392
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number33
Publication statusPublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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