The zirconium-oxo-mediated coupling of an alkyne and an aldehyde for the synthesis of α,β-unsaturated ketones is presented. Each intermediate along the reaction pathway has been fully characterized, and the scope of the alkynes and aldehydes has been explored.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - Mar 23 2015|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry