Synthesis 2018; 50(04): 760-763
DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1589142
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A Practical Three-Step Synthesis of Vinylferrocene

Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Organic Chemistry, Mlynska dolina, Ilkovičova 6, 842 15 Bratislava, Slovakia   Email: radovan.sebesta@uniba.sk
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Brigita Mudráková
Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Organic Chemistry, Mlynska dolina, Ilkovičova 6, 842 15 Bratislava, Slovakia   Email: radovan.sebesta@uniba.sk
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Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Organic Chemistry, Mlynska dolina, Ilkovičova 6, 842 15 Bratislava, Slovakia   Email: radovan.sebesta@uniba.sk
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This work was supported by the Slovak Research and Development Agency under the contract No. APVV-0321-12.
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Publication History

Received: 05 October 2017

Accepted after revision: 30 October 2017

Publication Date:
11 December 2017 (eFirst)

Abstract

An improved, short and efficient synthesis of vinylferrocene is reported. This three-step synthesis includes Friedel–Crafts acylation, reduction, and a one-pot mesylation/elimination step to afford the target compound in 62% yield over three steps.

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