Reaction of (α-Thioalkyl)chromiuo Compounds Prepared by Chromium(II) Reduction of α-Halo Sulfides

Shigeki Nakatsukasa, Kazuhiko Takai, Kiitiro Utimoto

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Reduction of α-chloroalkyl phenyl (or methyl) sulfides with chromium(II) chloride in THF proceeds smoothly in the presence of Lil. The resulting (α-thioalkyl) chromium reagents add to aldehydes in a chemo- and stereoselective manner.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5045-5046
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1986
Externally publishedYes


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  • Organic Chemistry

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