O-bridged medium sized rings via bicyclic oxonium ylides

F. G. West, T. H. Eberlein, Richland W. Tester

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Fused bicyclic oxonium ylides, generated with catalytic Rh 2(OAc)4 from cyclic ethers bearing pendant diazo ketones, undergo a [1,2]- or [2,3]-shift to give O-bridged seven- or eight-membered carbocycles, in several cases with a high degree of stereoselectivity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2857-2859
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1
Issue number23
StatePublished - 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)


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