Treatment of benzyl γ-(trimethylsilyl)propargyl ether with n-BuLi is shown to afford the rarely precedent ortho-[2,3]-Wittig product in remarkable preference to the [1,2]-Wittig product. The factors governing the periselectivity in this type of carbanion rearrangement are discussed.
!!!All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- 化学 (全般)