226. Vinylogous reactivity of silver(I) vinylcarbenoids

Authors: Jørn H. Hansen and Huw M. L. Davies

Chem. Sci.,

2011, 2, 457-461


Silver(I)-catalyzed reactions of vinyldiazoacetates have been shown to involve the intermediacy of silver-carbenoid species. The silver vinylcarbenoid displays a strong preference for electrophilic reactivity at the vinyl terminus in O–H insertion reactions.

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