Brønsted base catalyzed [2,3]-Wittig/phospha-Brook tandem rearrangement sequence

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A Brønsted base catalyzed rearrangement reaction of 2-allyloxy-2-phosphonoacetate derivatives was developed. This reaction proceeded via a [2,3]-Wittig rearrangement followed by a phospha-Brook rearrangement. This is the first example of a catalytic [2,3]-Wittig rearrangement initiated by a Brønsted base.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4568-4571
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Sept 6


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