Rhenium(I)-Catalyzed Intramolecular Geminal Carbofunctionalization of Alkynes: Tandem Cyclization of ω-Acetylenic Dienol Silyl Ethers


  • This research was partly supported by the Novartis Science Foundation and a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology of Japan. H.Y. was granted a Research Fellowship of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science for Young Scientists. We also thank Central Glass Co., for their generous gift of trifluoromethanesulfonic acid.


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Bicyclenproduktion: Der niedervalente Rheniumkomplex [ReCl(CO)5] katalysiert die intramolekulare Tandemcyclisierung von ω-acetylenischen Dienol-Silylethern. Das Alkin wird bei Bestrahlung in Gegenwart von 0.5–3.0 Mol-% [ReCl(CO)5] geminal C-funktionalisiert, wobei bicyclische Enol-Silylether in hoher Ausbeute gebildet werden (siehe Schema, TIPS=Triisopropylsilyl).