Homoallylic alcohols from samarium diiodide-mediated coupling of allylic sulfones with carbonyl compounds

Jonathan Clayden*, Marc Julia

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Reduction of allylic sulfones with samarium diiodide gives allylsamarium species which react in situ with carbonyl compounds, yielding homoallylic alcohols.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2261-2262
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society: Chemical Communications
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 1994

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