Potassium fluoride-induced 1,4-elimination of o-[(trimethylsilyl)methyl] benzyl acetates: A versatile generation of o-quinodimethanes

Ryoichi Kuwano, Takenori Shige

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Abstract

o-Quinodimethane interemediate was generated from o-[(trimethylsilyl) methyl]benzyl acetate with potassium fluoride. The o-quinodimethane in hand reacted with electron-deficient olefins, affording [4+2] cycloadducts, tetrahydronaphthalenes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)728-729
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume34
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 5 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)

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