Reaction of highly active magnesium with isoprene, myrcene, ocimene, and piperylene

  • B. A. Cheskis
  • A. M. Moiseenkov
  • M. I. Struchkova
  • A. V. Semenovskii
Organic Chemistry


  1. 1.

    The metalation of isoprene, myrcene, ocimene, and piperylene using highly active magnesium was studied for the first time.

  2. 2.

    The obtained dienemagnesium complexes were converted in satisfactory yields to the corresponding 1.5- and 1.6-dienic allylic alcohols.



Alcohol Magnesium Isoprene Myrcene Satisfactory Yield 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. A. Cheskis
    • 1
  • A. M. Moiseenkov
    • 1
  • M. I. Struchkova
    • 1
  • A. V. Semenovskii
    • 1
  1. 1.N. D. Zelinskii Institute of Organic ChemistryAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscow

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