Indium mediated Barbier reactions of 1,2-diones: A facile synthesis of α-hydroxy ketones

  • Nair V
  • Jayan C
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Abstract

Indium mediated allylation and cinnamylation of 1,2-diones with the corresponding bromides in the presence of sodium iodide produce α-carbonyl homoallylic alcohols in excellent yields. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd.

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  • Barbier reactions
  • Diones
  • Indium

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Authors

  • Vijay Nair

  • C. N. Jayan

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