Synthesis of β-mercuri ketones by the reaction of siloxycyclopropanes with mercuric acetate and their conversion to α-methylene ketones and γ-ketoesters

Ilhyong Ryu*, Koichi Matsumoto, Masato Ando, Shinji Murai, Noboru Sonoda

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Abstract

Siloxycyclopropanes were quantitatively converted to β-acetoxymercuri ketones by the reaction with mercuric acetate. Successive treatment with palladium chloride or palladium chloride/carbon monoxide gave α-methylene ketones or γ-ketoesters, respectively, in good yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4283-4286
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume21
Issue number44
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1980

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