The nature of cyclopentyne from different precursors

John C. Gilbert, Everett G. McKinley, Duen Ren Hou

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Abstract

The ratio of [2+2] and [2+4] cycloaddition products from reaction of spiro[4.2]hepta-1,3-diene with cyclopentyne depends on the source of the cyclopentyne. A mechanistic rationale for the phenomenon is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9891-9902
Number of pages12
JournalTetrahedron
Volume53
Issue number29
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1997

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