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Brønsted Acid-Promoted Cyclizations of Siloxyalkynes with Arenes and Alkenes

Liming Zhang and Sergey A. Kozmin*

*Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, 5735 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60637, Email:

L. Zhang, S. A. Kozmin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 10204-10205.

DOI: 10.1021/ja046586x

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Brønsted acid-mediated cyclizations of siloxyalkynes with simple arenes and alkenes afforded substituted tetralone and cyclohexenone derivatives. A wide range of substrates can be employed in these carbocyclizations.

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Key Words

Cyclohexenones, Tetralones

ID: J48-Y2004-1680