Unusual regiospecificity in syn elimination from trans-2-chloro-3-fluoro-2,3-dihydrobenzofuran promoted by complex base

Richard A. Bartsch, Bong-Rae Cho, Michael J. Pugia

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)


Elimination from trans-2-chloro-3-fluoro-2,3-dihydrobenzofuran induced by NaNH 2-NaO-t-Bu in THF results in syn dehydrofluorination to the exclusion of β-aryl-activated syn dehydrochlorination.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 1987 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

Cite this