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Hey, is that a natural product?!

That’s pretty strained

Posted by naturalproductman on February 20, 2013

Fumitoshi Kakiuchi and co-workers from Keio University have reported in Org Lett on a rhodium catalyzed [2+2] reaction between a terminal alkyne and an electron deficient alkene to form a cyclobutene.

strained

OL paper

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