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
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2004

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Keywords

  • Chromium(II)
  • Cyclopropane
  • Cyclopropylsilane

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  • Organic Chemistry

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Preparation of cyclopropylsilanes from terminal alkenes with organochromium reagents. / Takai, Kazuhiko; Hirano, Masato; Toshikawa, Shota.

In: Synlett, No. 8, 01.07.2004, p. 1347-1350.

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Takai, Kazuhiko ; Hirano, Masato ; Toshikawa, Shota. / Preparation of cyclopropylsilanes from terminal alkenes with organochromium reagents. In: Synlett. 2004 ; No. 8. pp. 1347-1350.
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