Stereoselective preparation of vinyl sulfones by protodesilylation of allyl silanes

Raymond Lee Funk, Joy Umstead-Daggett, Kay M. Brummond

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Allyl sulfones can be conjugated to furnish vinyl sulfones via allyl silane intermediates. The stereoselectivity observed in the protodesilylation step provides a new method for stereoselective preparation of (E)-di-and trisubstituted vinyl sulfones.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2867-2870
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - Apr 30 1993


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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