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Transposition of Allylic Alcohols not the Matrix

Posted by naturalproductman on April 13, 2010

Armen Zakarian and co-workers at UCSB have recently published in JACS on an allylic alcohol transposition using a rhenium oxide catalyst – a terminal alcohol transfers position with the internal alkene to yield an internal alcohol and terminal olefin.

allylic alcohol


JACS paper

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