Synthesis 1990; 1990(1): 47-51
DOI: 10.1055/s-1990-26784
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Synthesis of α,β-Unsaturated Thiocarboxylic Acid S-Esters via Horner Emmons Olefination

Ernst Schaumann* , Bernd Mergardt, Stefan Fittkau
  • *Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Hamburg, Martin-Luther-King-Platz 6, D-2000 Hamburg 13, Federal Republic of Germany
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Publication Date:
17 September 2002 (online)

The title compounds are prepared by an efficient one-pot reaction using readily available phosphonates and S-alkyl carbonchloridothioates. The reaction is capable of variation in the phosphonate and especially in the carbonochloridothioate components.