Activation of manganese metal by a catalytic amount of PbCl2 and Me3SiCl

Kazuhiko Takai, Takashi Ueda, Takaki Hayashi, Toshio Moriwake

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Allylation of carbonyl compounds and the Reformatsky-type reaction are performed with manganese metal which is activated by addition of a catalytic amount of Me3SiCl and PbCl2 in THF.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7049-7052
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number39
Publication statusPublished - Sep 23 1996


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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