Metal mediated solvent free synthesis of homoallylic alcohols

Philip C. Andrews, Anna C. Peatt, Colin L. Raston

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In, Bi, Cu and Zn metals mediate the allylation of various carbonyl compounds under solvent free conditions. Controlling the exothermic nature of these reactions, to prevent decomposition of starting materials, results in good to excellent yields of the corresponding homoallylic alcohols.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)313-315
Number of pages3
JournalGreen Chemistry
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2001
Externally publishedYes


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