One-pot synthesis of E-alkylidene derivatives of 3H-furan-2-ones from 4-pentynoic acid and aldehyde

Sung Gon Lim, Bong Il Kwon, Moon Gun Choi, Chul Ho Jun

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4-Pentynoic acid reacts with aldehyde under the co-catalyst system of Wilkinson's complex and 2-aminopyridine to give E-alkylidene derivatives of 3H-furan-2-one through the transition metal-catalyzed cyclization of 4-pentynoic acid followed by condensation of the resulting lactone with aldehyde.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1113-1116
Number of pages4
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2005 May 2


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  • Organic Chemistry

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