Palladium/Light induced radical alkenylation and allylation of alkyl iodides using alkenyl and allylic sulfones

Shuhei Sumino, Misae Uno, Hsin Ju Huang, Yen-Ku Wu, Ilhyong Ryu*

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    Abstract

    Alkenylation and allylation of alkyl iodides with alkenyl and allyl sulfones, respectively, took place under Pd/photoirradiation system. The initial alkyl radical, derived from a single electron transfer between Pd(0) and RI, underwent the title transformations. Pd(0) was regenerated through a reductive elimination of PhSO2PdI, which is formed by the combination of the sulfonyl radical and the palladium radical. The addition of water was effective, presumably by pushing the equilibrium through hydrolysis of PhSO2I.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1078-1081
    Number of pages4
    JournalOrganic Letters
    Volume20
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 6 Feb 2018

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