Reagents prepared by reduction of 1,1-di-bromoalkanes (R3CHBr2) with zinc and TiCl4in the presence of N,N,N,ʹNʹ-tetramethylethylenediamine in THF are effective in the conversion of esters (R1CO2R2) to the corresponding alkenyl ethers (R1(R2O)C═CHR3) with high Z selectivity.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Organic Chemistry|
|Publication status||Published - Sept 1 1987|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Organic Chemistry