The iron-mediated intramolecular addition of carboxylates to conjugated dienes

Ming Chang P. Yeh, Li Wen Chuang, Ya Sheng Hsieh, Ming Shan Tsai

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Treatment of carboxylic acid functionalized (η4-diene)Fe(CO)3 complexes with 3.0 equiv. of NOBF4 in the presence of Et3N generates γ- and δ-lactones containing an α,β-unsaturated aldehyde or oxime functionality after NO+ insertion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)805-806
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1999 May 7


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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