The use of lithium butyl(phenylthio)cuprate as a reactant with propargylic acetates for the synthesis of terminal allenes is reported. Treatment of propargylic acetates with lithium butyl(phenylthio)cuprate in diethyl ether at -78°C yields the title compounds on workup with aqueous ammonium chloride.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|State||Published - 1993|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Organic Chemistry