The synthesis of butenolide a-formyl acetals

C. Chen, K. Kejian, A. Mark, S. Sanner, Robert M Carlson

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The dianion generated from 3-phenylthio-2-phenylthio-methylpropenoic acid adds to a series of carbonyl compounds to give, after methanolysis, a-dimethoxymethyl-a-butenolides.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)901-906
Number of pages6
JournalSynthetic Communications
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990


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