N-heterocyclic carbene-promoted rauhutcurrier reactions between vinyl sulfones and α,β-unsaturated aldehydes

Roxanne L. Atienza, Karl A. Scheidt*

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Abstract

N-heterocyclic carbenes (NHCs) promote the addition of 1,1- bis(phenylsulfonyl)ethylene to the α-position of α,β- unsaturated aldehydes. The proposed reaction pathway for this RauhutCurrier-type reaction includes an unusual conjugate addition of an NHC to a bis-vinyl sulfone.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1158-1164
Number of pages7
JournalAustralian Journal of Chemistry
Volume64
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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