The first example for reactivity umpolung of diaryliodonium salts: Chromium(II)-mediated arylation of aldehydes

Da Wei Chen, Kazuhiko Takai, Masahito Ochiai

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8211-8214
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume38
Issue number47
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 24 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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