Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1981, 46, 1682-1688

A new method of preparation of α,β-γ,δ-unsaturated secondary alcohols

Ludvík Streinz and Miroslav Romaňuk

Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, 166 10 Prague 6


A method of preparation of β-hydroxy-γ,δ-unsaturated nitriles used as intermediates for the synthesis of α,β-γ,δ-unsaturated ketones and alcohols, and having the activity of insect juvenile hormone is described.