One-Pot Synthesis of Esters of Cyclopropane Carboxylic Acids via Tandem Vicarious Nucleophilic Substitution-Michael Addition Process.

Research paper by Mieczysław M Mąkosza, Karol K Bester, Piotr P Cmoch

Indexed on: 08 May '15Published on: 08 May '15Published in: Journal of Organic Chemistry


α-Chlorocarbanions generated via base-induced vicarious nucleophilic substitution reaction of alkyl dichloroacetates with nitroarenes react with Michael acceptors to give esters of cyclopropane carboxylic acids substituted with p-nitroaromatic rings.