Preparation of cyclopropylsilanes from terminal alkenes with organochromium reagents

Kazuhiko Takai, Masato Hirano, Shota Toshikawa

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Abstract

Treatment of terminal alkenes with Me3SiCHI2, CrCl2, and TMEDA in THF at 25°C gives cyclopropylsilanes in good to excellent yields. The trans:cis ratios of the cyclopropylsilanes are improved by replacing Me3SiCHI2 with i-Pr3SiCHBr 2 and LiI.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1347-1350
Number of pages4
JournalSynlett
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2004

Keywords

  • Chromium(II)
  • Cyclopropane
  • Cyclopropylsilane

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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