Ruthenium hydride-catalyzed addition of aldehydes to dienes leading to β,γ-unsaturated ketones

Sohei Omura, Takahide Fukuyama, Jiro Horiguchi, Yuji Murakami, Ilhyong Ryu*

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Abstract

An efficient cross-addition reaction of dienes with aldehydes was developped by using RuHCl(CO)(PPh3)3 as a catalyst to give a wide variety of β,γ-unsaturated ketones, where a π-allylruthenium species, derived from hydroruthenation of diene, may be involved as a key intermediate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)14094-14095
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume130
Issue number43
DOIs
StatePublished - 29 Oct 2008

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