Preparation of α-bromoacrylates: One-pot procedure for the synthesis of conjugated acetylenic carboxylates from aldehydes with Ph3P/ Br3CCO2Et

Joong Gon Kim, Ho Kang Dong, Ok Jang Doo

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We have established the optimal conditions for the Wittig reaction for synthesizing α-bromoacrylates with a high selectivity, and developed a simple and efficient one-pot procedure for preparing various conjugated acetylenic carboxylates in moderate to high yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)443-447
Number of pages5
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Feb 12


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Organic Chemistry

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