Michael Reactions of β -Ketoesters Catalyzed by Yb(NTf2)3 in the Presence of Water

Author(s): Ichiro Suzuki, Yuko Suzumura, Kei Takeda.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 5 , Issue 6 , 2008

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Abstract:

Yb(NTf2)3 catalyzed Michael reactions of β-ketoesters to α,β-unsaturated carbonyl compounds more efficiently than did Yb(OTf)3 without any additives in pure water, providing Michael adducts in moderate to good yields.

Keywords: Michael addition, Yb(NTf2)3, β-ketoester, α,β-unsaturated ketone, water

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VOLUME: 5
ISSUE: 6
Year: 2008
Page: [464 - 466]
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.2174/157017808785740570
Price: $65

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