Reaction of non-activated olefins with CH-acids; a novel method for the preparation of electrophilic cyclopropanes

László Tóke, Gábor T. Szabó, Zoltán Hell, Gábor Tóth

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Reaction of non-activated olefines with active methylene compounds was accomplished under solid-liquid phase-transfer conditions, in the presence of iodine, to give electrophilic cyclopropanes of a wide range of substituents. Several data to the mechanism of the reaction are also given.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7501-7504
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number51
Publication statusPublished - 1990


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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