Chemoselective method for the synthesis of 4-allyl-4-hydroxycyclohexa-2,5-dienone derivatives from 1,4-quinones by an indium-mediated allylation protocol

Dipanjan Pan, Sajal K. Mal, Gandhi K. Kar, Jayanta K. Ray

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Abstract

Allyl indium halide on reaction with 1,4-quinones produced 4-allyl-4-hydroxycyclohexa-2,5-dienone derivatives. Unsymmetrical quinones show high chemoselectivity in addition of allyl indium halide reagent to the carbonyl group.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2847-2852
Number of pages6
JournalTetrahedron
Volume58
Issue number14
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2002

Keywords

  • 1,4-Quinone derivatives
  • 2,5-Cyclohexadienones
  • Allyl indium halide
  • Allylation
  • Chemoselective addition

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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