Synthesis of dihydropyrroles by the intramolecular addition of alkylideneaminyl radicals generated from O-2,4-dinitrophenyloximes of γ, δ-unsaturated ketones

Katsuya Uchiyama, Yujiro Hayashi, Koichi Narasaka

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Alkylideneaminyl radicals are generated from O-2,4-dinitrophenyloximes of γ,δ-unsaturated ketones by treatment with NaH and 3,4-methylenedioxyphenol. The resulting radical species successively add to the olefinic moiety intramolecularly to afford 3,4-dihydro-2H-pyrroles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1261-1262
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

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