Preparation of seven-membered rings by the reaction of cyclopropylcarbene-tungsten and molybdenum complexes with alkynes

1993-01-01
Herndon, James W.
Zora, Metin
Patel, Paren P.
CHATTERJEE, Gautam
Matasi, Julius J.
Tumer, Seniz U.
The reaction between alkynes and cyclopropylcarbene-tungsten and molybdenum complexes has been examined. Depending upon the conditions of the reaction, either cycloheptadienones or furanones are obtained. The scope, limitation, and mechanistic rationale for observed selectivities are discussed.
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J. W. Herndon, M. Zora, P. P. Patel, G. CHATTERJEE, J. J. Matasi, and S. U. Tumer, “Preparation of seven-membered rings by the reaction of cyclopropylcarbene-tungsten and molybdenum complexes with alkynes,” Tetrahedron, vol. 49, no. 25, pp. 5507–5530, 1993, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/38135.