Metal mediated allylation of carbonyl compounds in ionic liquids

Chun Law Man, Kwok Yin Wong, Hang Chan Tak

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In, Sn and Zn metals mediate the allylation of carbonyl compounds in [bmim][BF4] or [emim][BF4] to give the corresponding homoallylic alcohols in good to excellent yields. Tin was found to be the metal of choice among the metals examined.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-164
Number of pages4
JournalGreen Chemistry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 21 May 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Pollution

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