Formal [(2+2)+2] and [(2+2)+(2+2)] nonconjugated dienediyne cascade cycloadditions

Yao-Ting Wu, Anthony Linden, Jay S. Siegel

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(Chemical Equation Presented) Fluoranthene 2 and heptacycle 3 are easily accessible from the reaction of diyne 1 and norbornadiene (NBD) in the presence of the rhodium catalyst. The unusual [(2+2)+(2+2)] adduct 3 was confirmed by the X-ray crystal structure analysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4353-4355
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Sep 29

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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