The invention of radical reactions. Part XXXI. Diphenylsilane: a reagent for deoxygenation of alcohols via their thiocarbonyl derivatives, deamination via isonitriles, and dehalogenation of bromo- and iodo- compounds by radical chain chemistry

Derek H.R. Barton, Doo Ok Jang, Joseph Cs Jaszberenyi

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Abstract

Various thionocarbonates and xanthates of alcohols and bis-xanthates of vic-diols are readily deoxygenated to the corresponding hydrocarbons or olefins, while bromides and iodides are dehalogenated with diphenylphenylsilane in good yield.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7193-7214
Number of pages22
JournalTetrahedron
Volume49
Issue number33
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Aug 13

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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