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Olefination with an alkyne

Posted by naturalproductman on June 7, 2011

Kurt Gothelf and co-workers from Aarhus University have reported in Organic Letters on a beta-olefination process involving an alkynoate and an aldehyde in the presence of 1,3,5-triaza-7-phospha-adamantane (PTA).

beta-olefination

OL paper

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