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Synthesis of benzosuberones


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A proton-coupled electron transfer mediated by an organic photoredox catalyst enables a metal-free ring expansion of cyclopropanols containing a pendant styrene moiety to provide 1-tetralone and 1-benzosuberone derivatives depending on the substitution pattern of the alkene moiety.
T. Kikuchi, K. Yamada, T. Yasui, Y. Yamaoto, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 4710-4714.