New Platinum-Catalysed Dihydroalkoxylation of Allenes

Munoz-Herranz, Maria, de la Torre, María C. and Sierra, Miguel A. (2010) New Platinum-Catalysed Dihydroalkoxylation of Allenes. Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, 352 (13). pp. 2189-2194. ISSN 1615-4150

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A new platinum-catalysed dihydroalkoxylation of allenes is described to give aliphatic acetals by an unexpected attack of two molecules of methanol to the terminal carbon of the allene moiety. Deuteration experiments suggest an unprecedented formal 1,3-dipolar addition of methanol to a zwitterionic platinum carbene as the key step. The first platinum-catalysed intermolecular carbon-based nucleophile addition to allenes is also reported.

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Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Chemistry
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Depositing User: Rachel Smith
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2012 16:42
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 17:17
DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201000342

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