Title

Experimental and theoretical investigation into the gold-catalyzed reactivity of cyclopropenylmethyl acetates

RIS ID

95213

Publication Details

Seraya, E., Slack, E., Ariafard, A., Yates, B. F. & Hyland, C. J. T. (2010). Experimental and theoretical investigation into the gold-catalyzed reactivity of cyclopropenylmethyl acetates. Organic Letters, 12 (21), 4768-4771.

Abstract

Cyclopropenylmethyl acetates have been shown to undergo rapid and stereoselective gold catalyzed rearrangement to Z-acetoxydienes in high yield. DFT calculations have shown that while several reaction pathways can be envisaged only a single, ring-opening one operates.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ol101862u