Corey-Fuchs reaction

Definition: A homologation reaction of an aldehyde to yield a terminal alkyne. The reagents are tetrabromomethane, triphenylphosphine, butyllithium and water.

ID: RXNO:0000146


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A general approach to triphenylenes and azatriphenylenes: total synthesis of dehydrotylophorine and tylophorine
Andrew McIver, Douglas D. Young and Alexander Deiters, Chem. Commun., 2008 , 4750
DOI: 10.1039/b811068a

First total synthesis of the whole series of the antiostatins A and B
Kerstin E. Knott, Stefan Auschill, Anne Jäger and Hans-Joachim Knölker, Chem. Commun., 2009 , 1467
DOI: 10.1039/b821039j