1,2-Oxathiolan-2-oxides or vinyl cyclopropane carboxylic esters are prepared chemoselectively and in rather good yields from methyl 2,4-pentadienoate, tributylstannyllithium and carbonyl compounds. The later are formally deoxygenated in the process and play the role of carbenes.
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|Publication status||Published - 1 May 1997|