Corey-House synthesis

What is Corey-House synthesis?

The Corey-House synthesis, also known as the Corey-Posner-Whitesides-House reaction and other permutations, is an organic named reaction between a lithium diorganylcuprate (R2CuLi) with an organic pseudohalide (R’-X) to yield a new alkane.

Corey-House synthesis - Corey-Posner-Whitesides-House reaction - lithium diorganylcuprate R2CuLi
Corey-House synthesis

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