α-Alkylidene- γ -lactone synthesis: α -methyl and α-benzylcinnamic acid dianion addition to ketones

Robert M Carlson, James C. DeLane, Liu Tian-lin

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Abstract

α-methyl and α-benzylcinnamic acids and lithium diisopropylamide (DIPA) generate stable dianions that as addition reagents are useful for the synthesis of α-methylene-and α-benzylidene-γ-lactones.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)657-662
Number of pages6
JournalSynthetic Communications
Volume15
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 1985

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