Synlett 1989; 1989(1): 64-66
DOI: 10.1055/s-1989-34692
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1,4-Reductions of α,β-Unsaturated Ketones and Aldehydes via in situ Generated Hydridocuprates

Bruce H. Lipshutz* , Christopher S. Ung, Saumitra Sengupta
  • *Department of Chemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
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26. Februar 2002 (online)

Admixture of LiCI solubilized CuI with Bu3SnH in THF leads to a soluble, reactive hydridocuprate, which reduces enones/enals in a 1,4 sense in high yields.