Silyl enol ethers prepared from saturated ketones and aldehydes can be converted to α,β-unsaturated ketones and aldehydes by the reaction of allyl carbonate in the presence of palladium-phosphine complexes as a catalyst. The selection of solvent is crucial and nitriles are most effective as the solvent.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 1983|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Organic Chemistry
- Drug Discovery