Molybdenum - and Tungsten - Catalyzed Allylation of Aromatic Compounds with Allylic Esters and Alcohols
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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