Organoaluminum-Mediated Interrupted Nazarov Reaction

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  • We thank NSERC for support of this work.

Abstract

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InternAl delivery: Organoaluminum reagents activate 1,4-dien-3-ones for Nazarov electrocyclization (see scheme), then transfer a substituent to the resulting cyclopentenyl cation with moderate to complete regioselectivity and diastereoselectivity.

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