ChemInform Abstract: Reductive Methylenation of Ketones by the Suspension KOH-Dimethyl Sulfoxide. Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • A novel reaction is observed to proceed between the ketones (I) and the system KOH-DMSO (II), which affords the allyl alcohols (III) by combined methylenation and hydroxylation of the starting ketones.

publication date

  • March 7, 1989