New procedure for the preparation of highly sterically hindered alkenes using a hypervalent iodine reagent

Matthijs K. J. ter Wiel, Javier Vicario, Stephen G. Davey, Auke Meetsma, Ben L. Feringa
2005 Organic and biomolecular chemistry  
New methodology is described to construct the olefinic bond in overcrowded alkenes using a hypervalent iodine reagent, and applied in the synthesis of molecular motors.
doi:10.1039/b414959a pmid:15602594 fatcat:hxzsnj7rdjbljpcxgt5gqbgkui