Advances in tandem reactions with organozinc reagents

Ju Hyun Kim, Young Ok Ko, Jean Bouffard, Sang Gi Lee

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Abstract

The design and implementation of tandem reactions provides organic chemists with numerous challenges, in particular that of undesired cross-reactivity between substrates. Among organometallics, the use of organozinc reagents in tandem reactions provides several advantages as a result of their broad functional group tolerance and compatibility with transition metals. This review highlights prominent examples of recent advances in tandem reactions with organozinc reagents that illustrate their potential in organic synthesis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2489-2507
Number of pages19
JournalChemical Society Reviews
Volume44
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - 21 Apr 2015

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