Intramolecular cationic cyclizations initiated by electrocyclic cleavage of cyclopropanes. Synthesis of trienic cyclopentane derivatives

Paul G. Gassman, Lushi Tan, Thomas R. Hoye

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Abstract

The electrocyclic opening of dibromocyclopropane derivatives containing a tethered diene unit provides a good route to trienic cyclopentane derivatives. In one instance a bicyclic product arising from a formal 4 + 2 cycloaddition process was observed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)439-442
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume37
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 22 1996

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