The Use of Enol Trifluoromethanesulfonates as Enolate Equivalents

Sang Ho Lee, Martin Hulce

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Abstract

Enol trifluoromethanesulfonates undergo regioselective S-attack by methyllithium in diethyl ether. Resultant S-O bond cleavage cleanly generates lithium enolates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)485-488
Number of pages4
JournalSynlett
Volume1992
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 1992
Externally publishedYes

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  • Organic Chemistry

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