Oxidative Rearrangement of Tertiary Propargylic Alcohols

Arantxa Rodríguez, Wesley J. Moran

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An oxidative rearrangement of tertiary alcohols mediated by m-CPBA is described that generates tetrasubstituted alkenes with a carboxylic acid substituent. The mechanism of the reaction is proposed to proceed through epoxidation of the alkyne to form an oxirene that undergoes a 1,2-aryl shift.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)102-104
Number of pages3
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2013

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