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The Application of Cyclobutane Derivatives in Organic Synthesis

Cyclobutanes (2005)

  1. Nan-Yan Fu,
  2. Siu-Hin Chan

Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.pat0323

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups

How to Cite

Fu, N.-Y. and Chan, S.-H. 2009. The Application of Cyclobutane Derivatives in Organic Synthesis. Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups. .

Author Information

  1. The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Chemistry, Institute of Chinese Medicine and Central Laboratory of Institute of Molecular Technology for Drug Discovery and Synthesis, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2009

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Ring Opening by Acids, Bases, Electrophiles or Nucleophiles
  • 3
    Thermal Ring Opening
  • 4
    Oxidative and Reductive Ring Opening
  • 5
    Miscellaneous Ring Openings
  • 6
    Acknowledgment

Keywords:

  • complex molecule construction in regioselective and stereoselective manner;
  • cyclobutane derivative application in organic synthesis;
  • cyclobutanones and carbocyclic ring expansions;
  • iodine and vinylcyclobutane derivative cyclization reaction;
  • cyclobutanone Baeyer–Villiger oxidation;
  • ring contraction to three-membered carbocycles;
  • thermal ring opening;
  • vinylcyclobutane and retro-Claisen rearrangement