Chapter 4.4. Polycyclic Compounds via Radical Cascade Reactions

  1. Prof. Philippe Renaud1 and
  2. Prof. Mukund P. Sibi2
  1. Anne-Lise Dhimane,
  2. Louis Fensterbank and
  3. Max Malacria

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527618293.ch43

Radicals in Organic Synthesis

Radicals in Organic Synthesis

How to Cite

Dhimane, A.-L., Fensterbank, L. and Malacria, M. (2001) Polycyclic Compounds via Radical Cascade Reactions, in Radicals in Organic Synthesis (eds P. Renaud and M. P. Sibi), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527618293.ch43

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Universite de Fribourg, Institut de Chimie Organique, Pérolles, CH-1700 Fribourg, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 MAR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527301607

Online ISBN: 9783527618293



  • radical cyclization;
  • hydrogen donor;
  • propargyl alcohol;
  • stereogenic centers;
  • hydrogen transfer reactions


The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • The Triquinane System

  • 6-endo-trig Cyclizations in Series

  • Incorporation of Hydrogen Transfers in Cascades

  • Radical Transannular Cascades

  • Conclusion