Author(s): Cahiez G, Duplais C, Moyeux A
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Abstract The first iron-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction between alkenyl Grignard reagents and n- or s-alkyl bromides is described. The reaction is stereoselective and takes place in the presence of 5 mol \% of [Fe(acac)3/TMEDA/HMTA] (1:2:1) under very mild conditions (THF, 0 degrees C, 45 min).
This article was published in Org Lett
and referenced in Organic Chemistry: Current Research