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Catalyst-Controlled Divergent Intramolecular Cyclizations of Morita-Baylis-Hillman Carbonates

Wei Cai, Yanlin He, Yiming Zhou and You Huang*

*State Key Laboratory and Institute of Elemento-Organic Chemistry, College of Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, People’s Republic of China, Email:

W. Cai, Y. He, Y. Zhou, Y. Huang, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 12267-12276.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c01618 (free Supporting Information)


Unprecedented catalyst-controlled divergent cyclizations of Morita-Baylis-Hillman carbonates provide 1,2-dihydroquinolines in the presence of Cs2CO3 or 4H-3,1-benzoxazines in the presence of quinuclidine.

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Key Words

1,2-dihydroquinolines, 4H-3,1-benzoxazines

ID: J42-Y2021