Vinylcyclopentene synthesis via phenylthio radical catalyzed addition of electron deficient alkynes to substituted vinylcyclopropanes

Ken S. Feldman, Robert E. Ruckle, Anthony L. Romanelli

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Abstract

Treatment of either t-butyl ester- or benzylether-substituted vinylcyclopropanes with an excess of ester- or sulfone-bearing alkynes in the presence of phenylthio radical in benzene afforded moderate yields of functionalized vinylcyclopentene products as mixtures of stereoisomers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5845-5848
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume30
Issue number43
DOIs
StatePublished - 1989

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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