Thursday, September 6, 2007

xanthate chemistry

1. DBU in DMSO, CS2, MeI.
this condition can't isomerize an ester.
2. NaH/THF.

2.thermal elimination
heated to 180C, syn elimination happened, double bond formed.
3. reductive elimination.
with Bu3SnH.aibn. radical rxn.
can be done at rt with water, described by John Wood.

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