Polyynes to Polycycles: Domino Reactions Forming Polyfused Chalcogenophenes

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Polyfused chalcogenophenes are prepared in one step through polyelectrophilic cyclization of polyynes using the ambiphilic reagent MeACl (A = S, Se, or Te). Up to four new rings have been generated under mild conditions, including thiophenes, selenophenes, and tellurophenes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2987-2990
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 17 Apr 2020

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