Nickel-catalyzed homoallylation reaction of aldehydes with 1,3-dienes: stereochemical and mechanistic studies.

@article{Loh2002NickelcatalyzedHR,
  title={Nickel-catalyzed homoallylation reaction of aldehydes with 1,3-dienes: stereochemical and mechanistic studies.},
  author={Teck Peng Loh and Hong-Yan Song and Yan Zhou},
  journal={Organic letters},
  year={2002},
  volume={4 16},
  pages={2715-7}
}
[reaction: see text] Contrary to what was reported, the coupling reaction of nickel-catalyzed cyclic diene such as cyclohexadiene with carbonyl compounds in the presence of diethyl zinc afforded gamma,delta-alkenyl alcohols in good yields.