New Insights on the Reaction of Alkyl 3-Oxo-4-(triphenylphosphoranylidene)butanoate and Aldehydes under Concentrated Condensation Conditions. One-pot Synthesis of Highly Functionalised 6-Oxocyclohex-4-ene-1,3-dicarboxylates

Cornelis M. Moorhoff, David F. Schneider, Dave Winkler

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A general method for the synthesis of substituted cyclohexenones 5 from the condensation of acetoacetate phosphonium ylide 1 and saturated and unsaturated aldehydes 2, without activation, is described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)763
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of Chemical Research, Synopses
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

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