Double Carbonylation Reactions of Enynols and Thiols to Form Thioester Substituted 6-Membered Ring Lactones

Authors

  • Hong Cao,

    1. The Key Laboratory of Pesticide & Chemical Biology, Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry, Central China Normal University, 152 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei 430079, People's Republic of China Fax: (+86)-27-6786-2041
    2. Center for Catalysis Research and Innovation, Department of Chemistry, University of Ottawa, 10 Marie Curie, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada Fax: (+1)-613-562 5871
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  • Wen-Jing Xiao,

    1. The Key Laboratory of Pesticide & Chemical Biology, Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry, Central China Normal University, 152 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei 430079, People's Republic of China Fax: (+86)-27-6786-2041
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  • Howard Alper

    1. Center for Catalysis Research and Innovation, Department of Chemistry, University of Ottawa, 10 Marie Curie, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada Fax: (+1)-613-562 5871
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Abstract

The double carbonylation reaction of enynols with thiols affords functionalized 6-membered ring lactones. Two kinds of 6-membered ring lactones were obtained by the use of different palladium complexes with added phosphine ligands.

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