Novel method for the synthesis of α-bromocinnamaldehydes

A. V. Shastin, A. L. Reznichenko, O. N. Lenkova, E. S. Balenkova, V. G. Nenaidenko

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A novel method for the synthesis of α-bromocinnamaldehydes from aromatic aldehydes was developed. The catalytic olefination of hydrazones of aromatic aldehydes with 2-tribromomethyl-1,3-dioxolane affords ethylene acetals of the target products in yields from moderate to good.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1733-1736
Number of pages4
JournalRussian Chemical Bulletin
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2005
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


  • α-bromocinnamaldehydes
  • 2-tribromomethyl-1,3-dioxolane
  • Acetals
  • Catalysis
  • Catalytic olefination
  • Copper salts
  • Hydrazones


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