The first examples of ring-closing olefin metathesis of vinyl chlorides

Wenchun Chao, Steven M. Weinreb

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Abstract

(Matrix presented) Ring-closing metathesis (RCM) of olefinic vinyl chlorides can be effected by using the second generation Grubbs catalyst (10 mol %, Phil, 65°C) to produce a variety of carbocyclic and heterocyclic five-, six-, and seven-membered rings in excellent yields.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2505-2507
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume5
Issue number14
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 10 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine

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