About the mechanism of the rearrangement of β-hydroxyalkylselenides to ketones

A. Krief, J.L. Laboureur, G. Evrard, B. Norberg, E. Guittet

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The regio and stereochemistry of the ring enlargement of β-hydroxyalkyl methylselenides derived from cyclic ketones is disclosed and sheds some light on the intimate mechanism of the rearrangement.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)575-576
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1989


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