Platinum-catalyzed cycloisomerization of 1,4-enynes via 1,2-alkenyl rearrangement

Takuma Sato, Toshiki Onuma, Itaru Nakamura, Masahiro Terada

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The cycloisomerization of 1,4-enyne 1 in the presence of platinum(II) catalyst afforded 1,2,3-trisubstituted 1H-indene 2 and 20 in good to excellent yields. The reaction proceeded through an unprecedented 1,2-alkenyl rearrangement that afforded a novel reaction topology of 1,4-enynes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4992-4995
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Oct 7


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