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Gold-Catalyzed Tandem Cycloisomerization-Hydroalkoxylation of Homopropargylic Alcohols

Volker Belting and Norbert Krause*

*Organic Chemistry II, Dortmund University, D-44221 Dortmund, Germany, Email: norbert.krauseuni-dortmund.de

V. Belting, N. Krause, Org. Lett., 2006, 8, 4489-4492.

DOI: 10.1021/ol061751u (free Supporting Information)


Abstract

A mild, gold- and brnstedt acid-catalyzed tandem cycloisomerization-hydroalkoxylation of various homopropargylic alcohols in the presence of an alcohol provides an efficient route to tetrahydrofuranyl ethers.

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Lactols


ID: J54-Y2006-3010