A series of α-thio- and seleno-alkyl-lithiums add to chalcone mainly at the C-3 site in tetrahydrofuran (THF) and quite exclusively at its C-1 site in THF-hexamethylphosphoric triamide; these results contrast with those previously described for other enals and enones.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 1983|
Dumont, W., Lucchetti, J., & Krief, A. (1983). Unusual regiochemical control of the reactivity of some organometallics with chalcone. Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications, (2), 66-68.