Ruthenium-catalysed synthesis of functional conjugated dienes from propargylic carbonates and silyl diazo compounds.

@article{Moulin2013RutheniumcatalysedSO,
  title={Ruthenium-catalysed synthesis of functional conjugated dienes from propargylic carbonates and silyl diazo compounds.},
  author={Solenne Moulin and Hanyu Zhang and Suresh Raju and Christian Bruneau and Sylvie D{\'e}rien},
  journal={Chemistry},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 10},
  pages={3292-6}
}
Ru being served? The reactions of propargylic carbonates with silyl diazo compounds in the presence of [Cp*RuCl(cod)] as a catalyst precursor led to the formation of dienyl carbonates in excellent yields under mild conditions (see scheme; Y = SiMe(3)).