Synlett 1992; 1992(8): 668-670
DOI: 10.1055/s-1992-21452
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An Efficient Route to Hydroxy-1-alkenyl Phenyl Sulfides by an Eliminative Ring-Cleavage Reaction

Seiichi Takano* , Yoshiaki Sugihara, Kunio Ogasawara
  • *Pharmaceutical Institute, Tohoku University, Aobayama, Sendai 980, Japan
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08 March 2002 (online)

An efficient synthetic route to some 1-alkenyl phenyl sulfides having a hydroxy functionality at the allylic, homoallylic, bishomoallylic, or trishomoallylic positions has been developed by the eliminative cleavage of phenyl sulfide precursors possessing a cyclic ether in an appropriate position.