Catalytic ethenylation reaction of phenol using SnCl4

Katsumi Kobayashi, Masahiko Yamaguchi

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equation presented Ethenylation reaction of phenol with silylethyne at the o-position is catalyzed by the SnCl4-BuLi reagent. While turn over numbers (TONs) in the reactions of m-or p-substituted phenols are 3 to 4, those for o-substituted phenols are 8 to 9.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)241-242
Number of pages2
JournalOrganic letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jan 25

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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