One-step ethynylation of silyl enol ether with chlorosilylethyne

Mieko Arisawa, Ryo Amemiya, Masahiko Yamaguchi

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(matrix presented) In the presence of GaCl3, silyl enol ethers are ethynylated at the α-carbon atom with chlorotrimethylsilylethyne. This reaction can provide α-ethynylated aryl ketones possessing acidic α-protons without isomerization to conjugated allenyl ketones.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2209-2211
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic letters
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - Jun 27 2002
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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