Tertiary amine-accelerated allylgallation of terminal alkynes

Kazuhiko Takai, Yoshito Ikawa, Keijiro Ishii, Makoto Kumanda

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Allylic gallium sesquibromides prepared by reduction of allylic bromides with gallium metal in the presence of a catalytic amount of indium, add to terminal alkynes with the aid of a tertiary amine to give 1,4-dienes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)172-173
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 5 2002

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