Novel synthetic route to aryl alkanes from aromatic aldehydes and ketones. Novel geminal dialkylation of the carbonyl group of aromatic aldehydes and ketones

A. Krief, M. Clarembeau, Ph. Barbeaux

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    Abstract

    Benzyl-lithiums, readily available from benzyl methyl selenides and alkyl-lithiums, are efficiently alkylated; this reaction allows the geminal dialkylation of the carbonyl groups of aromatic aldehydes and ketones and the geminal aryl-alkylation of aliphatic analogues.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)457-458
    Number of pages2
    JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1986

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