Palladium-catalysed substitution reactions of geminal allylic diacetates

Fanie R. Van Heerden, Johan J. Huyser, D. Bradley G. Williams, Cedric W. Holzapfel

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The Pd(0)-catalysed substitution of allylic 1,1-diacetates by both carbon and oxygen nucleophiles is described. The products isolated resulted from either single or double substitution reactions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5281-5284
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number29
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jul 1998


  • Allylation
  • Palladium and compounds
  • Substitution

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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