A tandem Baylis-Hillman-singlet oxygen oxidation reaction for facile synthesis of γ-substituted γ-hydroxybutenolides

Santoshkumar N. Patil, Benjamin E. Stephens, Fei Liu*

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Abstract

A series of highly functionalised γ-hydroxyacryl γ-hydroxybutenolides, 2, were synthesised in 25-50% overall yields in two or three steps from 2-furfural using a tandem Baylis-Hillman-singlet oxygen oxidation reaction. Crown

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10831-10836
Number of pages6
JournalTetrahedron
Volume64
Issue number48
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 24 Nov 2008

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