Zr(OBu(t))4 as a new promoter for the Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley alkynylation and cyanation of aldehydes

Takashi Ooi, Keisuke Takaya, Tomoya Miura, Keiji Maruoka

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Abstract

Zr(OBu(t))4 can serve as an effective promoter for the Meerwein- Ponndorf-Verley alkynylation of aldehydes and it was found to be particularly attractive in the Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley cyanation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)69-70
Number of pages2
JournalSynlett
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Acetone cyanohydrin
  • Aldehydes
  • Cyanation
  • Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley alkynylation
  • Zirconium alkoxides

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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