Cyclopropanation mediated by lithium iodide of electron-deficient alkenes with activated dibromomethylene compounds

Daisuke Kawai, Katsuaki Kawasumi, Tsukasa Miyahara, Tsunehisa Hirashita, Shuki Araki

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Abstract

Reactions of electron-deficient alkenes with dibromomethylene compounds activated by cyanide and ester groups were promoted by LiI to afford the corresponding cyclopropanes in high yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2977-2980
Number of pages4
JournalSynlett
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2008
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Cyanides
  • Cyclopropanes
  • Dibromides
  • Esters
  • Stereoselective synthesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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