On the mechanism of the synthesis of aryl cyclopropanes from γ-benzenesulfonyloxyalkyl seleno and tin derivatives and n-butyllithium

A. Krief, M. Hobe

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Abstract

γ-Benzenesulfonyloxyalkyl selenides react with n-butyllithium and stereospecifically lead to aryl cyclopropanes with inversion of configuration at each of the reactive sites which is compatible with the 'W mechanism'.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6529-6532
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume33
Issue number43
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1992

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