Regio- and stereospecific synthesis of functionalized divinyl selenides

Samuel Braverman, Ranjan Jana, Marina Cherkinsky, Hugo E. Gottlieb, Milon Sprecher

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Symmetrical Z,Z-bis(1-hydroxymethyl-2-chlorovinyl) selenides have been obtained in high yields by regio- and stereospecific addition of selenium dichloride to propargylic alcohols. Presumably, the hydroxyl group plays an important role in the regio- and stereospecific addition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2663-2666
Number of pages4
Issue number17
StatePublished - 16 Oct 2007


  • Alkynes
  • Divinyl diselenides
  • Divinyl selenides
  • Electrophilic addition
  • Regioselectivity
  • Selenium
  • Stereoselectivity


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