Synlett 1999; 1999(11): 1820-1822
DOI: 10.1055/s-1999-2935
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Preparation and Reactions of Functionalized Magnesium Carbenoids

Salvatore Avolio* , Christophe Malan, Ilan Marek, Paul Knochel
  • *Institut für Organische Chemie der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Butenandtstraße 5-13, D-81377 München, Germany; Fax +89-21 80-76 80; E-mail:
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Publication Date:
31 December 1999 (online)

New functionalized magnesium carbenoids bearing an ester function have been prepared via an iodine-magnesium exchange reaction. These new carbenoids react with various electrophiles (60-88% yield). A substituted magnesium carbenoid has been prepared by sulfoxide-magnesium exchange.