Reported is the reactivity umpolung of diaryliodonium salts mediated by anhydrous chromium dichloride in the presence of a NiCl2 catalyst, which involves generation of an arylchromium(III) species, followed by the nucleophilic addition to aldehydes yielding benzyl alcohols.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 24 1997|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Drug Discovery
- Organic Chemistry