Reductive cyclization cascades of lactones using SmI2-H 2O

Dixit Parmar, Kieran Price, Malcolm Spain, Hiroshi Matsubara, Paul A. Bradley, David J. Procter

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    Lactones bearing two alkenes or an alkene and an alkyne undergo reductive cyclization cascades upon treatment with SmI2-H2O, giving decorated azulene motifs in excellent yields with good diastereocontrol. © 2011 American Chemical Society.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)2418-2420
    Number of pages2
    JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
    Issue number8
    Publication statusPublished - 2 Mar 2011


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