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Fluorodesilylation of alkenyltrimethylsilanes: a newroute to fluoroalkenes and difluoromethyl-substituted amides, alcohols orethers

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A range of alkenyltrimethylsilanes are converted to alkenyl fluorides by reaction with one equivalent of Selectfluor (1-chloromethyl-4-fluoro-1,4-diazoniabicyclo[2.2.2]octane bis(tetrafluoroborate)), or difluoromethyl-substituted alcohols, ethers or amides using an excess of Selectfluor in the presence of various nucleophiles.

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The article was received on 09 Nov 2000, accepted on 19 Dec 2000 and first published on 16 Jan 2001

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B009179K
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2001,0, 233-234
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    Fluorodesilylation of alkenyltrimethylsilanes: a new route to fluoroalkenes and difluoromethyl-substituted amides, alcohols or ethers

    B. Greedy and V. Gouverneur, Chem. Commun., 2001, 0, 233
    DOI: 10.1039/B009179K

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