Mechanism of isomerization of cyclopropyl ethers with zinc iodide. New synthetic route to optically active allyl alcohols

Takashi Sugimura*, Tohru Futagawa, Ilhyong Ryu, Akira Tai

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Abstract

Isomerization of cyclopropyl ethers to allyl ethers in the presence of zinc iodide is confirmed to proceed by a 1,2-hydride shift mechanism by stereochemical and deuterium labelling experiments.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)324-325
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1992

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