Synlett 1994; 1994(10): 847-848
DOI: 10.1055/s-1994-23027
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Conjugate Addition of Perfluoroalkyllithiums to α,β-Unsaturated Carbonyl Substrates by Complexation with Aluminum Tris(2,6-diphenylphenoxide)

Keiji Maruoka* , Itsuro Shimada, Matsujiro Akakura, Hisashi Yamamoto
  • *School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Chikusa, Nagoya 464-01, Japan
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22 March 2002 (online)

A variety of perfluoroalkyl groups can be successfully introduced at the β positions of α,β-unsaturated carbonyl substrates using aluminum tris(2,6-diphenylphenoxide)/perfluoroalkyllithium systems, which are very difficult to achieve in organocopper chemistry.