Episulfone α-anions: Preparation and synthetic applications

Andrew E. Graham*, Wendy A. Loughlin, Richard J K Taylor

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Monosilyl-, monostannyl-, disilyl- and distannyl-episulfones have been prepared by episulfone α-anion generation followed by trapping with the appropriate electrophilic reagent. Elimination of sulfur dioxide provides a new route for the preparation of vinyl silanes and vinyl stannanes. 

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7281-7284
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number39
Publication statusPublished - 26 Sept 1994


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