A facile Zr-mediated multicomponent approach to arylated allylic alcohols and its application to the synthesis of highly substituted indenes and spiroindenes.
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Organic & biomolecular chemistry
- Publication Date
Jun 21, 2008
An efficient and one-pot procedure for the synthesis of arylated and stereodefined allylic alcohols has been achieved through zirconium-mediated multicomponent coupling reactions of alkynes, aldehydes (or ketones), and aryl iodides. The subsequent intramolecular Friedel-Crafts reactions of these allylic alcohols catalyzed by Brønsted or Lewis acids afford highly substituted indenes and spiroindenes under extremely mild reaction conditions. This methodology also provided a highly efficient route to the synthesis of spiroindenepiperidines.
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