Alkynyl sulfoxides as α-sulfinyl carbene equivalents: Gold-catalysed oxidative cyclopropanation

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Abstract

Alkynyl sulfoxides are shown to act as α-sulfinyl metallocarbene synthons under oxidative gold catalysis, enabling reactions that are not available from diazo-precursors. This strategy is exemplified in the synthesis of fused α-sulfinyl cyclopropanes.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5733-5736
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume2017
Issue number53
Early online date4 May 2017
Publication statusPublished - 25 May 2017