Meinwald-type rearrangement of monosubstituted epoxides to methyl ketones using an [Al porphyrin]+[Co(CO)4]- catalyst

Jessica R. Lamb, Yukyung Jung, Geoffrey W. Coates

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Abstract

A Meinwald-type rearrangement of monosubstituted epoxides to methyl ketones using a well-defined aluminum porphyrin catalyst is reported. This reaction shows good functional group tolerance under mild reaction conditions to selectively give methyl ketones in excellent yields.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)346-349
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Chemistry Frontiers
Volume2
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2015
Externally publishedYes

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