Development of a Friedel-Crafts triflation

Marc A. Grundl, Anne Kaster, Ellen D. Beaulieu, Dirk Trauner

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The development of a new variant of the Friedel-Crafts reaction that yields 3-aryl enol triflates is described. The reaction is practical, is atom-economical, and works well with electron-rich arene substrates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5429-5432
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number24
StatePublished - Nov 23 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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