Novel carbonyl allylation mediated by SnCl2/TiCl3 in water.

Organic letters (2003-05-24)
Xiang-Hui Tan, Bo Shen, Wei Deng, Hui Zhao, Lei Liu, Qing-Xiang Guo
ABSTRACT

[reaction: see text] Under the Lewis acid catalysis offered by TiCl(3), SnCl(2) can efficiently mediate the aqueous Barbier reactions between aldehydes and allyl chloride or bromide.

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Tin(II) chloride dihydrate, ≥99.995% trace metals basis