Use of β-Chloropropionaldehyde as an Acrolein Equivalent in the Wadsworth-Emmons Modification of the Wittig Reaction

Kohtaro Tomizawa, David S. Watt, George R. Lenz

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Abstract

β-Chloropropionaldehyde (3) has been used as an acrolein equivalent to prepare 5-chloro-2-pentenoates 5 and 5-chloro-2-pentenenitriles 6 by condensing with phosphonates 1.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)887-891
Number of pages5
JournalSynthesis
Volume1985
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry

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