Regioselective vicinal functionalization of unactivated alkenes with sulfonium iodate(i) reagents under metal-free conditions.

Abstract

Metal-free, molecular iodine-free direct 1,2-difunctionalization of unactivated alkenes has been reported. The sulfonium iodate(i) reagent efficiently promoted the intermolecular vicinal iodo-functionalization of a diverse range of olefins in a stereo and regioselective manner. This method enables the divergent and straightforward preparation of… (More)
DOI: 10.1039/c6ob01179a

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