Aldehyde-selective addition of alkynylchromium compounds prepared by reduction of alkynyl halides with chromium(II) reagent

Kazuhiko Takai, Tooru Kuroda, Shigeki Nakatsukasa, Koichiro Oshima, Hitosi Nozakil

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Alkynyl halides are reduced by chromium(II) chloride in DMF to give unisolable alkynylchromium compounds which add selectively to an aldehyde moiety without affecting the coexisting ketone group of the substrate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5585-5588
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number45
Publication statusPublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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