Synthesis of aliphatic ketones from allylic alcohols through consecutive isomerization and chelation-assisted hydroacylation by a rhodium catalyst

Dae Yon Lee, Choong Woon Moon, Chul Ho Jun

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Abstract: An allylic alcohol, utilized as a precursor for an aliphatic aldehyde, reacted with olefins to afford aliphatic ketones in the presence of RhCl(PPh3)3, 2-amino-4-picoline, aniline, and benzoic acid through a tandem reaction of an isomerization and a chelation-assisted hydroacylation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3945-3948
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2002 May 31


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  • Organic Chemistry

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