Vicinal dibromoalkanes are debrominated to alkenes by treatment with 1,5-dichalcogenacyclooctane under neutral conditions induced by transannular interaction. The first example of dehalogenation by using an organoselenium compound is described.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society - Perkin Transactions 1|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 7 1998|
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