Hydroxy-assisted catalyst-free Michael addition-dehydroxylation of Baylis-Hillman adducts in poly(ethylene glycol)

S. Chandrasekhar, B. Saritha, V. Jagadeshwar, Narsihmulu Cheryala, Dolly Vijay, G. Dattatreya Sarma, B. Jagadeesh

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Abstract

Intramolecular hydrogen bonding facilitates nucleophilic addition of sulfones to Baylis-Hillman adducts in a single step to realize the substituted allyl sulfones. The reaction is performed in PEG (400 MW) as solvent, which allows easy solvent recycling.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2981-2984
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume47
Issue number17
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 24 2006
Externally publishedYes

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