Preparation of unsaturated nitriles by the modification of mitsunobu-wilk procedure ii carbon elongation of β-acetylenic alcohols

Mohammed C. Aesa, Gábor Baán, Lajos Novák, Csaba Szántay

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Abstract

An efficient one-step procedure for the converison of β-acetylenic alcohols into the corresponding nitriles using triphenylphosphine (PPh3) - diethyl azodicarboxylate (DEAD) in the presence of acetone cyanohydrin is described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2575-2578
Number of pages4
JournalSynthetic Communications
Volume25
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 1995

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  • Organic Chemistry

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