The preparation and utilization of 2-ethylallyl alcohol dianions in α-alkylidene lactone synthesis

Tian lin Liu, Robert M Carlson

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Abstract

The dianion of 2-ethylaltyl alcohol adds to ketones and aldehydes to provide, after oxidation of the isolated diol, a mixture of β- methyl- α-methylene-and (E)-α-ethylidene-γ-lactones.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1437-1442
Number of pages6
JournalSynthetic Communications
Volume23
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 1993

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