Short synthesis of methylenecyclopentenones by intermolecular Pauson-Khand reaction of allyl thiourea

DQ Group Author, Zeljko Petrovski

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N,N,N'-Trimethylallylthiourea promotes the intermolecular Pauson-Khand reaction with alkynes in the presence of Co-2(CO)(8) and moderate pressure of CO followed by thiourea elimination allowing the formation of methylenecyclopentenone derivatives. (C) 2010 Published by Elsevier Ltd.
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Pages (from-to)3356-3359
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number26
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010

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