A convergent, flexible synthesis of 1,3-dienes.


1,3-Dienes were prepared from 1,4-ketoxanthates, obtained by the radical addition reaction of an S-(2-oxoalkyl) xanthate to a terminal olefin, through the DBU induced thermal elimination of sulfur dioxide from the derived 2-sulfolenes. 


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@article{Lusinchi2002ACF, title={A convergent, flexible synthesis of 1,3-dienes.}, author={Marie Lusinchi and Trevor V Stanbury and Samir Z Zard}, journal={Chemical communications}, year={2002}, volume={14}, pages={1532-3} }