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Enamide-Olefin Ring-Closing Metathesis

Sape S. Kinderman, Jan H. van Maarseveen, Hans E. Schoemaker, Henk Hiemstra and Floris P. J. T. Rutjes*

*Institute of Molecular Chemistry, University of Amsterdam, Nieuwe Achtergracht 129, 1018 WS Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Email:

S. S. Kinderman, J. H. van Maarseveen, H. E. Schoemaker, H. Hiemstra, F. P. J. T. Rutjes, Org. Lett., 2001, 3, 2077-2079.

DOI: 10.1021/ol016013e

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Ring-closing metathesis reactions of olefin-containing enamides using ruthenium-based catalysts provides protected five- and six-membered cyclic enamides.

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Key Words

ring closing metathesis, 2-pyrrolines, 1,2,3,4-tetrahydropyridines

ID: J54-Y2020