Fluoride-assisted regioselective conversion of functionalized furans to α-substituted γ-hydroxybutenolides using singlet oxygen

Santoshkumar N. Patil, Fei Liu*

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Abstract

(Chemical Equation Presented) A facile synthesis of α-substituted γ-hydroxybutenolides from 3-furfural was achieved using a Baylis-Hillman reaction followed by singlet oxygen oxidation. The regioselectivity of this conversion was controlled by using TBAF.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6305-6308
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Volume72
Issue number16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2007

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