Carbonylation of tertiary propargylic alcohols catalyzed by a cationic palladium(II) complex: Synthesis of 2(5H)-Furanones

Koichi Matsushita, Tsunenori Komori, Shuichi Oi, Yoshio Inoue

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Abstract

Tertiary propargylic alcohols reacted with carbon monoxide in the presence of catalytic quantities of a cationic palladium(II) complex, [Pd(CH3CN)2(PPh3)2](BF4)2, to afford 2(5H)-furanones and/or 2,3-dienoic acids, the precursor of the furanones, in good yields under mild conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5889-5890
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume35
Issue number32
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1994 Aug 8

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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