Hydrogenolysis of enol triflates; A new method for the reduction of ketones to methylene compounds

Veerappa B. Jigajinni, Richard H. Wightman

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Abstract

Hydrogenolysis of enol trifluoromethanesulphonates (enol triflates) gives the hydrocarbon in high yield; ketones can thus be converted to the corresponding methylene compounds in a two-step process under mild conditions. © 1982.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)117-120
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume23
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1982

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