A practical transformation of aldehydes into (E)-iodoalkenes with geminal dichromium reagents

Kazuhiko Takai, Tetsuya Ichiguchi, Shintaro Hikasa

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)


A catalytic cycle of a chromium salt in a stereoselective transformation of aldehydes to (E)-l-iodoalkenes using a geminal dichromium reagent, is assembled with zinc, Me3SiCl, and NaI in dioxane.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1268-1270
Number of pages3
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1999



  • Chromium(II)
  • Geminal dichromium reagent
  • Iodoform, (E)-1-iodoalkene
  • Zinc

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

Cite this