A new coupling reaction of alkyl iodides with α,β-unsaturated esters using Ni2B(cat.)-BER in methanol

Tae Bo Sim, Jaesung Choi, Nung Min Yoon

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Alkyl iodides can be coupled with α,β-unsaturated esters using Ni2B(0.05-0.2 eq)-BER(3 eq) in methanol at room temperature. Products (68-95%) are conveniently isolated, simply filtering the resin and evaporating the excess enoates and methanol.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3137-3140
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Apr 29
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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