CeCl3·7H2O-NaI catalyzed intramolecular addition reactions of 7-hydroxy-1,3-dienes: a facile approach to hexahydrobenzofurans and tetrahydrofurans

Ming Chang P. Yeh, Wei Jou Yeh, Ling Hsien Tu, Jia Ru Wu

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Abstract

CeCl3·7H2O-NaI effectively catalyzed intramolecular cyclization of cyclic 7-hydroxy-1,3-dienes, yielding hexahydrobenzofurans in diastereoselective fashion. This cyclization has been applied to synthesize tetrahydrofurans from acyclic 7-hydroxy-1,3-dienes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7466-7470
Number of pages5
JournalTetrahedron
Volume62
Issue number31
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Jul 31

Keywords

  • 7-Hydroxy-1,3-diene
  • Cerium chloride
  • Hydroalkoxylation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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