Direct formation of α,β-unsaturated dithioacetals from diarylpropynols

Ashley J. Curtis, Christopher D. Gabbutt, B. Mark Heron, Colin Kilner

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The acid-catalysed condensation of a series of 1,1-diarylprop-2-yn-1-ols with 2-thionaphthol unexpectedly gave 3,3-diaryl-1,1-bis(2-naphthylthio)prop-2- enes in good yields via a Meyer-Schuster-type rearrangement.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)708-710
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2011
Externally publishedYes


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