Cyclopentadienes and silylated 1,4-dienes were deprotonated with gallium trichloride (GaCl3), and the resultant pentadienylgalliums underwent an ethynylation reaction with chlorosilylethyne. The silyl substituent on the olefin had an effect to increase the acidity of the allylic protons.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis|
|Publication status||Published - 2008 Jun 9|
- Gallium trichloride
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Organic Chemistry