Molybdenum- and tungsten-catalyzed allylation of aromatic compounds with allylic esters and alcohols

Isao Shimizu, Toshiaki Sakamoto, Saeko Kawaragi, Yooichiro Maruyama, Akio Yamamoto

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Abstract

A novel method to substitute aromatic compounds with allylic groups using oxygen-containing allylic compounds in the presence of molybdenum or tungsten carbonyls under neutral conditions has been developed. The method is applicable to one step synthesis of methyl eugenol.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-138
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1997

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Shimizu, I., Sakamoto, T., Kawaragi, S., Maruyama, Y., & Yamamoto, A. (1997). Molybdenum- and tungsten-catalyzed allylation of aromatic compounds with allylic esters and alcohols. Chemistry Letters, (2), 137-138.