volume 30, issue 43, Pno-no 2010
DOI: 10.1002/chin.199943081
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Istvan E. Marko, Arnaud Gautier, Masao Tsukazaki, Antoni Llobet, Elena Plantalech-Mir, Christopher J. Urch, Stephen M. Brown

Abstract: oxo compoundsoxo compounds (general) Q 0310 -081Novel and Efficient Isomerization of Allylic Alcohols Promoted by a Tetrapropylammonium Perruthenate Catalyst.-A wide variety of allylic alcohols (I) and (IV) undergoes TPAP-catalyzed double bond isomerization in the absence of oxygen affording the corresponding saturated ketones or aldehydes in high yields. The reaction tolerates mono-, di-, as well as tri-substituted allylic alcohols and cis-as well as trans-substitution patterns. A plausible reaction mechanis…

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