Three-component and nonclassical reaction of phosphines with enynes and aldehydes: Formation of γ-lactones featuring α-phosphorus ylides

Jie Cheng Deng, Shih-Ching Chuang*

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Abstract

Chemical equations presented. Inverted carbenoid species, generated from attack of phosphines at the α(ß′)-carbon of hex-2-en-4-ynedioic acid dialkyl esters, react with aldehydes to give γ-lactones possessing an α-phosphorus ylide moiety.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2248-2251
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Volume13
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 6 May 2011

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