Rhenium-catalyzed coupling of 2-propynyl alcohols and several nucleophiles via dehydration

Yoichiro Kuninobu, Hirokazu Ueda, Kazuhiko Takai

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Treatment of 2-propynyl alcohols with several nucleophiles in the presence of a catalytic amount of a rhenium complex, [ReBr(CO)3(thf)] 2, gave coupling products via dehydration. In these reactions, C-C, C-O, and C-S bonds can be constructed under mild conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)878-879
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 5 2008
Externally publishedYes


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  • Chemistry(all)

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