Molybdenum - and Tungsten - Catalyzed Allylation of Aromatic Compounds with Allylic Esters and Alcohols
A novel method to substitute aromatic compounds with allylic groups using oxygen-containing allylic compounds in the presence of molybdenum or tungsten carbonyls under neutral conditions has been developed. The method is applicable to one step synthesis of methyl eugenol.
- Chemistry letters
Chemistry letters 1997(2), 137-138, 1997-02
The Chemical Society of Japan